Will Henson, 80, North Manchester, passed away at 9:55 p.m. Dec. 10, 2016 in Wabash.
Will was born on April 24, 1936 to Beverly and Maxie (Newsome) Henson in Floyd County, Ky. On Jan. 12, 1958 Will married Mary Jane Newsome. She passed away on Feb. 28, 2015.
While he lived in Kentucky, he worked as a coal miner. Later he retired from a factory in Andrews and then later drove truck for Cortex, North Manchester.
Will is survived by two sons: Steve (Tammy) Henson, North Manchester; and Norman (Kathy Brubaker) Henson, North Manchester; three daughters: Brenda (Chester) Mullins, Laketon; Dianne (George) Hall, Ijamsville; and Teresa (Dale) Cooper, North Manchester; eleven grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.
Will is preceded in death by his parents Beverly and Maxie Henson; and two brothers, Richard Henson and Charles Henson.
Family and friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West North Manchester. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at McKee Mortuary. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Will Henson, memorial contributions may be made to the Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.