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Wilbur C. Henderson, Jr., age 89, a longtime resident of Folcroft, PA and Satellite Beach, FL passed away on June 8, 2013.
Wilbur proudly served in the US Army during World War 2 including the Battle of the Bulge as a distinguished member of the 82nd Airborne Division, 508th Parachute Infantry. He is retired from the US Army Reserves as a Lt. Col. He graduated from Drexel University in 1947 and has been recognized as one of Drexel's Most Outstanding 100 Graduates
He is the Founder, Chairman President and CEO of the Henderson Group, Inc. He received the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 and was a former member of the Board of Trustees, Florida Institute of Technology. His local office was Henderson Southeast Corporation in Melbourne.
Family: wife of 65 years Betty Lea Washabaugh Henderson; son, Steven and the late David Henderson, Sr.; grandchildren, David and Christina Henderson; daughter-in-law, Helen (Steve) Buxton; brother-in-law, David Andrew Washabaugh; sister in law, Joyce Barton Washabaugh; and caretaker Irene Myck.
Funeral Service: Wednesday, 11AM, at Folcroft Union Church, 500 Primos Ave., Folcroft, PA. 19032
Visitation: Tuesday evening, beginning at 6PM, at the New Location of McCausland Garrity Marchesani Funeral Home, 343 S. Chester Pike, Glenolden, PA. 19036. Burial: Will be held privately at Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer, PA. Contributions: Muscular Dystrophy Assoc., 455 Business Center Dr. #155, Horsham, PA. 19044 or to Folcroft Union Church, 500 Primos Ave., Folcroft, PA. 19032, would be appreciated.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY from June 12 to June 14, 2013