Roy Delbert Henderson 1922 – 2013
Published: May 11, 2013
Roy Delbert Henderson, age 90, of Springdale, Ark., departed this life on May 8, 2013, in Springdale. He was born July 6, 1922, in Seminole County, Okla., the son of Melvin and Mae Alston Henderson.
He retired after 35 years of service as manager of Consumer Oil Company. Mr. Henderson served his country with the Merchant Marine and the United States Navy during World War II, and received the Purple Heart and numerous other medals and awards. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was preceded by his parents; one brother, Paul Henderson; and one sister, Opal Hixson.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Madge Green Henderson of the home; one son, Rick Henderson and his wife, Nancy, of Little Rock, Ark.; and his special friend, Sophie.
Graveside services will be Monday, May 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Fayetteville National Cemetery, with Chaplain Paul Woodhouse officiating, under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home. Military honors will be provided by Rogers VFW Post 3031.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 12, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, Springdale, AR.
Online condolences may be sent to http://www.memfuneral.com