George Donald “Donnie” Henderson, age 80 of Hopkinsville, passed away on Sunday, November 1st at his residence after a battle of cancer.
He was born April 8, 1940 in Christian County, Kentucky the son of the late George Franklin and Lonnie Mae Alder Henderson.
He was Southern Baptist by faith and was a veteran in the United States Army. He loved his family, enjoyed sitting on the porch swing listening to country music, loved to work on lawn mowers and vehicles as well as he enjoyed doing construction work such as building.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers Eddie and Michael Henderson and one sister Destal Henderson. He is survived by his fiancé Joyce Jones of Hopkinsville; four sons Kevin, Brian and Gary Henderson all of Hopkinsville and Adam (Ali) Jones of Christian County; a daughter Amy Jones of Christian County; four brothers Jerry (Roberta) Henderson and David Henderson both of Crofton, Freddie Henderson and Terry Henderson both of Christian County; four sisters Elizabeth Henderson and Vivian (Otis) Henderson both of Hopkinsville, Betty Davis of Crofton and Penny (Mitch) Nash of Louisville, Kentucky; two grandsons Corey (Cassandra) Henderson and Eli Jones as well as two great granddaughters Olivia and Hazel Henderson.
Visitation with the family will be on Saturday from 12:00 until funeral service time at 1:00 at the New Ebenezer Baptist Church in Hopkinsville with Corey Henderson and Steve Clark officiating. Interment will follow at the New Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.
Due to the coronavirus mask will be required, no shaking hands or hugging and there will be social distancing.
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