Byron Henderson 1956-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Mr. Byron Henderson, age 65, departed this life on April 27, 2021, at his home.

Mr. Henderson was born Feb. 6, 1956, in Greenwood, Miss., a son of Dorothy Goodson and Will Henderson Sr.

He was a graduate of Job Corps. He loved barbecuing, running with his grandchildren, entertaining, and talking trash to his children and everyone else. He loved watching shows on his black-and-white television with the volume on 80, and listening to music.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Aretha (Paul) Thomas, Cedric and Nicole Henderson, all of Youngstown; a sister, Mary Henderson of Chicago; grandchildren, Tre-mane and Tyvaun Thomas, and Garett Jr. and Jason Johnson, all of Youngstown, Kai’Marie Henderson of Austintown, and Dominic Henderson of Columbus; an uncle, Elmore Goodson of Chicago; a special nephew, Will Howard; a host of other nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; and two special friends, Joann and Daret.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Rosie Lee and Robert Goodson; a brother, Will Henderson Jr.; an aunt, Paula Goodson; four uncles, Henry, Willie B., Robert and Curtis Goodson; and two grandchildren, N’ydia Davis and Angel Henderson.

Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home. Due to the pandemic and for the safety and health of others, guests are asked to wear masks, practice social distancing and to not linger after viewing.

Private services will be for family only at 2 p.m.

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