HENDERSON, William B., 86, of Tampa, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 12, 2014. William is survived by his loving wife, Bettye of 30 years; children: Trudy Adams (husband, Edward), William T., Sr. (wife, Vera) and Victoria; stepchildren Michelle Cochise (husband, Jack), Sheree' Puig (husband, Rick); 6 grandchildren: William, Jr., Bridgett, Kenneth, Courtney, Elizabeth and Evan; 6 great grand-children: Christian, Christy, William III, Nakaiyah, Selah and Jonathan. He also leaves behind his buddy and beloved dog "Bandit". He faithfully served his country in the US Marine Corp
. during WWII
. He worked at TECO for 36 years. He devoted his life to his hobby - "The Art of Bonsai" and was a Lifetime charter member of "Hukyu Bonsai Society" since 1965 and a Lifetime member of "Suncoast Bonsai Society". He loved photography, especially taking pictures of nature and had a gift for fixing most anything. If you met him, he always had a story or joke to share. He will be greatly missed and we will cherish the memories. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Lifepath Hospice, Gold Team. In his memory a Life Celebration Graveside Service will be held at Garden of Memories of Tampa on Feb. 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.