Robert Lewis Henderson

August 15, 1931 ~ January 23, 2018 (age 86)

Robert Lewis Henderson, 86, of Rostraver Township, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Grandview Estates of Elizabeth.  Born in Pricedale on August 15, 1931, he was the son of the late Cecil and Olive (Steiner) Henderson.

Bob was a 1949 graduate of Rostraver High School, where he served as Class President.  He was retired from the U S Steel Irvin Works, was the owner of Henderson Sanitation Service and sold real estate for Century 21.  A member of Olive Branch Baptist Church, he was also a licensed Minister and served on the board of Olive Branch Cemetery, as well as Camp Carmel.  Bob was an avid bowler and played dartball.

He is survived by his wife, Sara Catherine (Van Kirk) Henderson; children, Barry Henderson of Rostraver and Diane (Dennis) Fox of Rostraver; step-children, Donna (Garry) Estle of Venice, FL, William (Joyce) Phillips of Sunbury, OH, John Robert (Sue) Phillips of Sunbury, OH and Cheryl (Dwayne) Wampler of Sunbury, OH; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; brother, Dennis (Dianne) Steiner of Rostraver ; sisters, Dolores (Roger) McPherson of Ravenna, OH and Brenda Garbutt of Yuba City, CA.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Hope (Painter) Henderson on June 13, 1990.

Friends will be received on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Belle Vernon/Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) at which time a Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. with Pastor Wayne Boring officiating.  Interment will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery.

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