Franklin L. Henderson

Born: Fri., Jul. 20, 1934
Died: Mon., Mar. 6, 2017


Visitation

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 10, 2017
Location: Lantz Funeral Home Inc.


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Mar. 10, 2017
Location: Lantz Funeral Home Inc.


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Franklin L. "Scooter"  Henderson, age 83, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania passed away on Monday, March   6,   2017   in   the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born July 20, 1933 in Uniontown, Pa.,   to   William   O. Henderson and Esther (Johnson) Henderson.
Frank was a former standout   athlete   for Uniontown High School.  He     was     an    avid gardener and loved local teams Pirates, Penguins and Steelers.
Franklin was drafted in 1952 by the United States Army during which time he served in the Korean War. He was a long-time member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3514.
He was predeceased by his parents;  brother, William; sister, Dorothy.
He is survived by his wife    of    61    years, Nelda Henderson; children: Franke (Doris), Ellsworth, Queen (Billy), Charles (Cindy), Marsha (Richard), Dwight (Roxanne) and Rodger; grandchildren: Nicole, Natosha, Brittney, Alexis, McKenzie, Kelsie and Devon Feathers; great grandchildren: Avionna, Gianna and Xavier;  and a host of other relatives and friends.
 
Interment with full military rites and honors will be in The National Cemetery of The Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA.
 

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St. Paul's AME Church
   Posted Thu March 09, 2017
To the Family of Franklin L. Henderson;

There isn’t any way to prepare for the sudden loss of a family member. In the quiet moments when the hurt is hard to bear, may love become your shelter and may the beauty of memories become your comfort.

You have the sympathies of the members of St. Paul’s A.M.E. Church as you make your way through this passage. It won’t be easy, but you can rely on the support of all your friends and church family. Franklin will be missed by everyone.

Our prayers are with you and you have our deepest sympathy in this time of sorrow. Franklin's time here touched a lot of people. Just look around at his family and friends that are here to celebrate his life.

“Don't weep at my grave, for I am not there,
I've a date with a butterfly to dance in the air.
I'll be singing in the sunshine, wild and free,
Playing tag with the wind, while I'm waiting for thee.”


In His Service Always,
Rev. Alfred L. Thompson, Jr.
And The Members of St. Paul’s A.M.E. Church, Uniontown

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