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William "Bill" Henderson

December 9, 1925 — February 25, 2007

Bill was a graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia,

and a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. A WWII Navy

veteran, he served in both Atlantic and Pacific Theaters,

He was the Editor of The Record, Rocket, Booster, and

the De Soto Republic and Press, Jefferson County''s first

purchasing agent, and Hillsboro City''s first Municipal

Judge. Bill was a past member of Hillsboro City Council,

Past board member and President of the Hillsboro R-3

School District Board of Education, known as the "Voice

of the Hawks", Hillsboro Food Pantry Board

member/Volunteer,former Secretary of the Hillsboro Fire

Protection District Board of Directors, lifetime member of

the B.P.O.E Elks, #689 De Soto and editor of Elks State

publication. Charter member of Hillsboro Rotary club,

member of the Hillsboro Civic Club, organized and

coached Little League in Hillsboro and worked at the

district level, liaison to the National Election News

Service, Jefferson Memorial Hospital Volunteer, Elder of

the Hillsboro Presbyterian Church Greater Hillsboro

Chamber of Commerce "Citizen of the Year" and

recipient of the Jeffersonian Award.

Survived by,
Wife-Patricia J. "Pat" Henderson (nee Evans) of Hillsboro Missouri whom he married on September 8, 1951 in Brentwood Mo. also daughters – Susangela "Susie" (husband Joe) Thurman of Arnold Mo and Elizabeth "Betsy" Henderson of Toledo OR, son- William A. "Squeak" Henderson Jr. of Dallas TX, granddaughters-Tricia Douglas of St. Louis Mo, Laura Thurman of Arnold Mo, Maggie Larimer of Carmel CA. grandsons- Jeff Thurman of Arnold Mo. and Jeremiah Henderson of Galveston TX. Also a brother Donald Henderson and sister Dorothy Prather both of Overland Park KS.

Preceded in death by,
Parents Laurence and Pauline Henderson (nee Balluf) and a brother Bobby Henderson.
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