Charles William “Bill” Henderson, Jr.

Charles William “Bill” Henderson, Jr.

Charles William “Bill” Henderson, Jr., 79 of Moon Twp., passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 peacefully at home.  He was born in Latrobe, PA on May 24, 1941 the son of the late Virginia G. (McDowell) McMaster and Charles W. Henderson, Sr.  Bill was an electronic technician in the U.S. Navy from 1960-1964, proudly serving as a submariner on the USS Chivo. He worked for USS Chemicals/ Aristech Chemicals at the Neville Island plant from 1974-1992.   Bill moved to Aristech’s Corporate Engineering in 1992, and retired in 2003 from Sunoco Inc. as a project manager.   He was a member of the American Legion Post 924 in Coraopolis.  Bill will be remembered for his infectious laughter, his humility, selflessness, and his devotion to family.  He was a terrific dancer and loved telling stories about the family’s history to anyone who would listen. 

He is survived by his beloved wife Ramona; 3 children: Daniel (Barbara) Henderson, Pittsburgh, Gregg (Michelle) Henderson, Munroe Falls, OH, Cheryl (Michael) Graves, Venetia, PA; two step sons: Jonathan (Brigitte) McDonald, Grove City, PA, Chad Hanson, Pittsburgh: 9 grandchildren: Jake, Ethan, Logan, and Tanner Henderson, Joseph and Julia Graves, Zane  and Lexen McDonald, and Norah Hanson; 2 brothers: Daniel (Kathy) Henderson, Enola, PA  and  Terry Henderson, Bolivar, PA; and his mother-in-law: Margaret Yoders.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2~4pm and 6pm until the time of Blessing Service at 7pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Moon Twp.

Interment will take place on Friday at 11AM in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests you donate to your favorite charity. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. 

6 thoughts on “Charles William “Bill” Henderson, Jr.

  1. Ramona,
    I am so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Derek and I have such happy memories of our times together.
    I guess it was Bill’s time to go. Having such health problems is not easy. My thoughts are with you at this time. I will phone you in a few days after the service.

  2. Ramona,
    Words can not express the feelings I have for the passing of Bill. He was a great guy to be around. I still miss those long rides Bill and I had going to work in West Virginia. We had long talks about everything. He always had good words about his love for you.
    Rest In Peace my friend.

  3. Ramona,
    Sorry to hear of the passing of Bill. I hope all is well with you and your family during these difficult times.
    Bill Homich

  4. Dear Mona,
    Words cannot express my sadness in Bill’s passing. I’ve been reminiscing of our times together…..our visits to PA, your visits to our homes in VA and NC, as well as getting together in Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach. Such great fun. Vince and I loved Bill like a brother. May God give you comfort and peace in the days ahead. Love, Sandy

  5. Ramona,
    Our deepest symphonies go out to you, your family and all those who loved Bill. During this your time of grief rest assured that you and all who believe in the promises of Christ will have a sweet reunion with Bill. ♥️ 🙏

  6. Ramona you have my deepest sympathy. I enjoyed talking to Bill on our rides to dinner. Am so sorry for not getting to the funeral home , but I know you understand. I wish you peace knowing Bill is in a better place with no pain. I will talk to you soon. Call me anytime. Love ya .

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