Joe Amber Henson

08/14/1932 - 01/21/2014 Obituary
Joe Amber Henson Obituary
Was born in Cassville Missouri on August 14, 1932. To Roy and Myrtle Henson. He graduated Hugo high school in Oklahoma in 1950. Joe enlisted in the Navy in 1951 and was honorably discharged in 1955. He served on the USS Doyle. He married Dixi Herd on July 11th in 1954. Joe moved out west to California with Dixi in 1955 to join in the family business in farming. He continued farming with his his son Jeremy, daughter Amber, and her husband Doug Drasher until his death.
Joe is proceeded in death by his brother Gene Henson, his parents Roy & Myrtle Henson his beloved son Bryan Timothy Henson and beloved wife Dixi Henson brother in law Charles Cawley. Joe was known by many as Pops. He will be missed by many. He leaves us with many life lessons. Here are just a few. Wake up with a smile, be forgiving, be honest & live life with love & laughter. Be honest always be Faithful in the love & word of God. Be hard working & be there for your fellow man. He always showed courage by facing life's trials & tribulations head on, he never backed down stood strong in the daily grind. We remain here with the memory of his love to hold us & guide us until we meet again .
Joe is survived by his long time friend and wife Mary Jackson, daughter Amber Drasher and her husband Doug Drasher and there two children Carson Drasher and Colton Drasher. Son Jeremy Henson and his three children Alison Henson, Bryan Henson, and Caitlyn Henson, Jeremy's wife Janet Henson and her two children Jade Tilley, and Hunter Tilley, and Joe's sister Phyllis Cawley. Joe also leaves behind four step children Gary Jackson and wife Kim Jackson, Terry Jackson, Katherine Thunberg, Lori Komaromi and her husband Robert Komaromi. And many nieces and nephews and grand children and great grand children.
Services will be held at Hillcrest mortuary at 10am on Wednesday January 29, 2014.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 28, 2014
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