Candles 01
Official Obituary of

Henry Henderson III

December 17, 1954 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Henry Henderson III Obituary

Henry Henderson III, 69, of Rantoul passed away Saturday morning (March 16, 2024) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

He was born Dec. 17, 1954, in Merced, Calif., a son of Henry and Dorothy (Fernandez) Henderson Jr. He married Debra Maish on Nov. 9, 1974, in Rantoul. She survives.

Also surviving are four children, Michelle (Eddie) Green of Urbana, Tobi (Tadd) Shickel of Bloomington, Brionna Henderson of Champaign and Mercedes Henderson of Texas; two brothers; two sisters; nine grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and his father, Hank Henderson of Rantoul.

He was preceded in death by his mother and three siblings.

Henry worked at Vetter Fairing and Rantoul Products for many years. He was a 1972 graduate of Rantoul Township High School. He loved good food, a cold beer and supporting the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Cubs.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, Rantoul. The Rev. Otis Evans will officiate. There will also be a one-hour visitation prior to the funeral at the church Thursday. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Wounded Warriors.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Henry Henderson III, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Henry Henderson III?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Henry's memory.


March 20, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lux Memorial Chapel (Rantoul)

Funeral Service
March 21, 2024

11:00 AM
Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church, Rantoul


© 2024 Lux Memorial Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility