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James Ross Henderson

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James Ross Henderson Obituary
Henderson, James
1945 - 2017
James Ross Henderson, age 71, transitioned into the arms of the Lord on Friday, November 17, 2017 at The Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital. Jim was a 1964 graduate of East High School, a 1969 graduate of Central State University; he completed his Masters of Education degree at The Ohio State University. After 28 years of dedicated service as an Educator in the Columbus Public School System, he retired from Walnut Ridge High School as an Assistant Principal. Jim is predeceased by his parents, James A. and Estelle Nesbitt Henderson. Cherishing his memory are his loving wife of 39 years, Flora E. Taylor Henderson; son James "JT" (Ardena) Henderson; grandson, Joshua; sister, Veronica (Clarence) Green; and niece, Holly Estelle Henderson. He will be missed by many cousins and lifelong friends. Homegoing service 12:00 noon Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 1555 E. Hudson St.; Rev. Charles Tatum, officiating. The family will receive friends at the church Friday, 10:00 am until the start of services. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Central State University. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To sign the online guestbook, please visit
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 27, 2017
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