Richard Henderson Sr.
Proud U. S. Veteran

Richard Lynn Henderson Sr., 65, Mountain Top, died Jan. 30, 2018, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

Born July 18, 1952, in Johnson City, N. Y., he was a son of Sarah Arehart Lucy and the late Lyle Henderson.

Richard graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School in 1971 and then joined the U. S. Air Force in 1972. He was stationed at Udorn Air Force Base, Thailand, during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force and then completed his military career in the Army National Guard.

Richard was a devoted husband, loving father and a proud U. S. veteran.

Richard is survived, in addition to his mother, by his wife of 30 years, Rebecca Jeanette Hicks Henderson; his son, Richard Lynn Henderson Jr. and his wife, Amy Woolard Henderson, Virginia; daughters, Jessica Carfagno, Washington; and Kristina Carfagno, Nanticoke; his eight grandchildren; his twin brother, Ronald Lyle Henderson, Kingsley; his sisters, Katherine Pratt, Florida; Judy Hlavaty and her husband, Jim, Scott Twp.; and Betty Lou Cobb and her husband, Les, Factoryville; his aunts, Gail Decker, Hop Bottom; Joan Jones; and Virginia Borne, Binghamton, N. Y.

The funeral service was held at McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top.

Interment followed in Dennison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Memorial donations are asked for the American Cancer Society or the Wounded Warrior Project.