George "Pete" Henderson
George "Pete" Henderson, 82, passed away June 11, 2021. He was born July 10, 1938, to the late Arthur and Nellie Hutchinson Henderson in Huntington, WV.
.His children survive Pete; Carrie Henderson, Columbus, OH, , and Garrett( Vicky Thompson) Henderson of Columbus, OH, grandchildren; Amanda(Danny) Crofford, Amber Diskey; seven great- grandchildren; Zachary, Kayla, Natalie, Morgan, Brayden, Riley, Carlee Ray; siblings; Nancy(Dickie) Fisher, Huntington, WV and, Linda Brown, Elizabethtown, KY numerous nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded by his wife, Mary Jane Garrett Henderson, partner, Sophia Ann Lemaster, grandparents Emmitt and Ethel Henderson, and Ruby Jessie Riggs.
Pete worked for Marzetti in Columbus, OH maintaining, the production equipment. He enjoyed fixing cars and other things and made that his life's work. He retired from the Navy Reserve and worked in the boiler room of the USS Yorktown while on active duty in the Navy. Pete graduated from Vinson High School in Huntington, WV and, worked at Camden Park in his teen years before enlisting in the Navy.
Friends may call at the Newcomer Funeral Home, NE Chapel, 3047 E. Dublin Granville Rd., Columbus, OH on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 11:00 A.M. until time of service at 12:00 P.M.
Military graveside services will be Friday, June 18, 2021, at the Pleasent Valley Cemetery near Olive Hill, KY at 1:00 P.M.
Local arrangements by the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, KY.
Online condolences at www. sparksfh.com