Oliver Henderson

oliver henderson
Oliver “Jack” Henderson, 89, of Danville passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021. Born February 28, 1932 in Somerset, KY, he was the son of the late Everett Henderson and Anna Mae Mercer Henderson and step-son of the late Mary M. Silver Henderson. Oliver is survived by his wife of sixty-six years Jane Trimble Henderson; two daughters, Margaret Moore (William) of Danville, and Kathy Blanton (Timothy) of Huntsville, Alabama; four grandchildren, Matt Moore (Jaqualine) of Huntsville, Alabama; Michael Moore of Gillette, Wyoming; Amy Wilson (Joshua) and Amanda Chong (Edward), both of Huntsville, Alabama; and one great-grandchild, William Chong. Oliver was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and he proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He maintained communications for first, the Southern Railway, and then for the Norfolk-Southern Railway until his retirement. Upon retirement, Oliver was able to further pursue the things he loved: spending time with family, helping others, gardening, bee-keeping, basketmaking, leather crafting, camping and tinkering. He had a creative mind and was able to repair almost anything with what he had around the house. A private graveside service including military honors will be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery on Friday, November 19, 2021. Memorial donations are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church or the American Heart Association. Please sign the guestbook and send a Hug from Home. Private graveside service including military honors will be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery on Friday, November 19, 2021.

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  1. Jane, my heart goes out to you. You have been a wonderful wife and caregiver. I love you and am praying for you. I am here for you.

  2. So sorry to hear this, he was a very caring person. Alan and I thought so much of him, he will be missed by many. Carolyn Edwards

  3. My fondest memories are of him, Dexter Belcher, Don Helton, and J.D. Westerfield going above and beyond the call of duty for the kids at CALVARY Child Care. They built the cubbies that are still being used, repaired and extended the life of several rocking chairs, built and painted and rebuilt tables for the class rooms. He will greatly missed by every one who knew him. Thank you Mr H. for being \”Jesus with skin\”.

  4. Jack was such a special loving person. For over 40 years, he always made me feel part of the family. Lots of love to you Jane, Margaret, and Kathy as well as all the rest of the family

  5. We are so saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Henderson!!! He was a blessing to know, and he and his wife were wonderful neighbors to Mom and Dad. We have a great memory of him coming to our home to retrieve a hive of bees many years ago while we and our son, Nicholas, watched. Rest in peace and we will rejoice with you on that great Resurrection Day. Much love to the family!!!! Sandy and Wayne Daugherty David and Darlene Moss

  6. Jane and family, There are no words other than to tell you to rely on God and He will comfort you. Remember the wonderful times you\’ve had and you will be happy that you can do that. Having said that, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jane, you know you can call me anytime for anything. Love to all and May God Bless and Comfort you. Kathy

  7. Margaret, I am so sorry for your loss. A good daddy is one of the greatest gifts a girl can receive. Praying for you and your family.

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