William M. “Bill” Henderson Jr., age 77, passed away at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA at 9:30 p.m., Monday, November 20, 2017. He was 77 years old, born on September 16, 1940, in Lockport, LA. He was a former resident of Chalmette, LA and a resident of Prairieville, LA. He retired from the U.S. Navy having served during the Vietnam War, and after his military career, he retired as a police officer. Visiting at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Prairieville, LA on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until service at 10:30 a.m. conducted by Rev. Jerry Martin. Inurnment will be with military honors at Louisiana National Cemetery in Zachary, LA. Survived by his wife of 39 years, Barbara Henderson; two sons, William M. “Bill” Henderson III and partner, Maxx Shirley, and Michael Wayne Henderson and wife, Kelly; and three grandchildren, Maxx Rodriguez, Marissa Henderson, and Lucas Henderson. Preceded in death by his parents, William M., Sr. and Ann Henderson; and four brothers, Daniel, Eddie, and Gilbert Henderson, and Steve Koffman. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to the American Heart Association at www.donatenow.heart.org. Ascension Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Please visit the online guestbook.
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Bill truly loved his family and country. He was proud to be able to serve. He will be missed.
Susan PortePrairieville, LA
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Bill loved his family and was very proud to serve our country in the Navy. He will be missed.
In my heart and thoughts. With comfort and love.
Joanne SteadyMelbourne, FL
Dear friend Rest In Peace.
THOMAS PortePrairiville, LA
Our deepest condolences to the Henderson family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mandi NaborsPrairieville, LA