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William Bradford "Billy" Henderson, a legendary Georgia high school football coach who led Clarke Central High School to state championships in 1977, 1979 and 1985, died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in hospice care in Athens. He was 89.
Coach Henderson won 285 games in 35 seasons as a head coach at Willingham in Macon, his hometown, and at Clarke Central in Athens, where he took over in 1973 and became a revered local figure. His victory total ranked fifth in state history when he retired after the 1995 season.
--Todd Holcomb, AJC Prep Zone blog

UPDATE: A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Mabel White Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, Macon, Ga. 31210. The family will greet friends following the service at Mabel White Baptist Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Joe McDaniel and Ed Grisamore officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Athens YMCA, 915 Hawthorne Ave., Athens GA 30606, Boy's Club, 705 Fourth St., Athens GA 30606, Champions Foundation, P.O. Box 1681, Athens, GA 30606, Christopher's Bridge Home Care, 3651 Mars Hill Road, Suite 1600, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
A Celebration of his life will be 2 p.m. Sunday, February 25, 2018. at the Classic Center Theater in Athens, GA.
Read more about Coach Billy Henderson on MyAJC.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 14, 2018
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