Glenn E. Henderson

Graveside services for Glenn Eugene Henderson, 61, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. He died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Glenn was born April 29, 1953 in Axtell, KS the son of James R. and Arvillamae (Lesslie) Henderson.

He was a former volunteer Fireman for Sarcoxie Township.

He was a Motorcycle Mechanic for 30 years and then worked as an auto mechanic for nine years at the University of Kansas until he retired.

He married Judy (Reed) Bench on December 28, 2009 in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include one sister, Rhonda Lehnherr, Holton, KS; and one brother, Jessie Henderson, Topeka; one son, James Henderson; one daughter, Angela Lee, both of Topeka, KS; two stepsons, Riley Bench, Houston, TX, and Ronald Bench, St. Joseph, MO; twelve grandchildren; and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Randy; and son, Matthew Glenn “Matt” Henderson on December 26, 2006.

The family suggests memorial in his name to the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

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  1. Bruce Miller on July 29, 2014 at 7:25 am

    I just read the paper and saw Glen’s name. My sympathy’s go out to his family and especially to Judy. He will be so missed. He was such a great and generous guy to his friends and familly. May the peace of God be with him.

  2. Katy Beard on July 29, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    Sorry to hear this…He had the greatest laugh and smile of any of God’s creatures…My thoughts and prayers are with you all…..Miss Katy

  3. Mike and Nancy Reed on July 30, 2014 at 10:51 am

    Judy, So sorry you have had the loss of Glenn. We know how much you loved him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and will continue. We love you very much.

    Mike and Nancy

  4. Teresa Haff on July 30, 2014 at 8:58 pm

    Judy, you and Glenn have been my friends for a long time…I am so sorry that Glenn has left us but only in body not in heart as he will always be in yours forever and with his friends also. I hope you can find some peace in all of this. He will always be missed.

  5. Rick Ray on July 31, 2014 at 5:16 am

    Dear Judy, this came as quite a shock to me. I am truly sorry for your loss. Though, we haven’t been in touch as much in recent times, Glenn, was truly a special friend to me & we all will miss him. I have a lot of memories made with Glenn & shall never forget him. Peace & Love be with you.

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