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James H Henderson Sr.

August 2, 1939 ~ November 27, 2019 (age 80)


Jimmy H. Henderson Sr., age 80 passed away Wednesday November 27, 2019 in Crestview, Florida.  He was born August 2, 1939 to Grady and Nell Henderson in Opp, Alabama.  Jimmy is survived by his sons Jimmy Henderson II (Debbie) and Doug Henderson (Gloria); grandchildren Nathaniel Henderson, Natalie McClure, Trey Henderson, and Erica Henderson; and five great grandchildren.  Jimmy moved to Fort Walton Beach in 1954 and graduated in 1957 from Choctawhatchee High School. He started Henderson Electric in 1968 and served the Fort Walton Beach area as an electrical contractor for 30 plus years. Jimmy was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending time at Howard’s Creek. He was a member of the Old Timers, Elk’s, Shriners, Masonic-Alpha Lodge #172.  The family wishes to thank Covenant Hospice for their exceptional compassions and care during our time of need.  A Visitation will be 5:00 – 6:30 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Emerald Coast Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Beal Memorial Cemetery.

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December 3, 2019

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Graveside Service
December 4, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Beal Memorial Cemetery
316 Beal Parkway N.W.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548