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Michael Rodger Henderson

December 12, 1947 ~ June 29, 2021 (age 73)


Michael “Mickey” Henderson, 73, of Metropolis passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at his residence.

Mickey formerly worked at Allied Chemical and was an over the road truck driver. He was of  U.S. Army Veteran, member of the Masonic Lodge, and of the Christian Faith. He enjoyed fishing and duck hunting.

Surviving is his daughter, Delane Hooks of Brookport; six stepchildren, Walter Litchenberg Jr, Julie Finkle, David Tolbert, Linda Dunn, Lisa Welch, and Mary Evans; two grandchildren, Dennis Hooks of Ft. Hood, TX and Michael Hooks of Midway, GA; several great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Henderson; two sisters, Judy and Lucky; one brother, Butch; and one granddaughter, Hailey Madison Hooks. His parents were Marion and Izora Henderson.

Graveside services with military honors will be at 2:00pm on Wednesday July, 14, 2021 at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Bro. David Godfrey officiating. Burial will follow.

Friends may visit the family from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Wednesday at Lindsey Funeral Home.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements. 

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July 14, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lindsey Funeral Home
226 N 4th Street
Paducah, KY 42001

Graveside Service
July 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Metropolis Memorial Gardens
2811 North Ave
Metropolis, IL 62960

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