SPARROWBUSH, N.Y. - Carl J. Henderson, 58, of Sparrowbush, N.Y., passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Andes, N.Y. He was born Oct. 22, 1954, in Franklin, the son of the late Ferris Henderson Jr. and Betty Cooper Henderson Meekins.
Carl worked as a telephone technician for Century Link Inc., in Sussex. He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman and an excellent craftsman. He was a member of the Amateur Trap Shooters Association, a member of the Tri-State Rod and Gun Club, the N.R.A. and a member of the Ferris B. and Brian K. Memorial Rod & Gun Club in Andes, N.Y., where Carl passed away.
Carl married the love of his life on June 10, 1978, Colleen Regan Henderson, who survives at home. He also is survived by his two daughters, of whom he was very proud, Amanda Gomez, and her husband, William, of Belle Chase, La., and Caitlin Henderson, and her companion, Joseph S. Dalley, of Sparrowbush; his brother, William Henderson, and his wife, Linda, of Ft. Washington, Pa.; and two sisters, Frances Jones, and her husband, Willie, of Bolivia, N.C., and Suzanne Woffard, and her husband, Dean, of North Carolina; his three grandchildren, who always put a twinkle in his eye, Jessica, William ("Liam") and Ethan; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Thursday, Dec. 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst officiating. Interment will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of donor's choice. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit knight-auchmoody.com