born May 8, 1953 to Fred Henderson and Mary Belle Emerson in Gary, IN passed away on June 1, 2021. He was a supervisor at Arcelor Mittal for over 20 years. He was a lifelong member of Greater Gary Amvets Post 6 and a Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by parents and 2 brothers: Travis Henderson Sr. & Franklin Henderson. He leaves to cherish his loving wife of 24 years, Catherine Emerson; sons, Christopher Emerson and Thomas Emerson; daughters: Katrina Emerson and Brenda Torbert; 4 grandchildren: Da'Shayah and Ellis Emerson, Breauna and Blake Gillespie; 1 great grandson, Shalon Bell Jr. and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation: Friday, June 11, 2021 12:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m., family hours: 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Funeral Service, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church, 3939 Drummond St., East Chicago, IN. Rev. Charles Thompson, Officiating. Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, IN.
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Published by Post-Tribune on Jun. 9, 2021.