David E. Henderson

March 23, 1939 - November 28, 2018


David E. Henderson was born on March 23, 1939 in Oklahoma City, OK to J.R. and Dora (Bryant) Henderson who preceded him in death. David passed away on November 28, 2018 at his home in Oklahoma City at the age of 79. He graduated from Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City. David attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma City University with a Mechanical Engineering Degree. David was CEO of the family business J.R. Henderson Company, which was started by his father J.R., for a combined total of over 74 years. David enjoyed OU Football and traveling. He was a member of the Cherokee Hills Baptist Church in Oklahoma City where he was actively involved as a Deacon serving two terms as Chairman of the Deacons. David was married to Darlene Brand and to this union was born 2 daughters and 1 son.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.R. and Dora Henderson.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Henderson of the home, Oklahoma City, OK; three children, Debbie Russell and husband Rian of Houston, TX, Danny Henderson of Stillwell, OK, and Diana Dawkins and husband David of Yukon, OK; step-daughter, Debbie Wright and her husband Larry of Weatherford, OK; six grandchildren; two step-grandsons; and one brother, Ray Henderson and his wife Nancy of Bedford, TX.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations to Alzheimer's Association, OKC Office at 6601 N. Broadway Extension, Ste 120, OKC, OK 73116 or donations may be made online at www.alz.org/oklahoma.


Services: Hinton Turner Funeral Home Chapel, Friday 10:00 AM, November 30, 2018, Hinton, OK

Officiating: Rev. Ray Ivey

Burial: Hinton Cemetery, Hinton, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).