OSWEGO, NY – Richard F. Henderson (R. Frederick), 77, resident of Oswego, passed away Wednesday July 15, 2015, at University Hospital in Syracuse, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Fred and Rose (Skorupski) Henderson.
He was educated and graduated local schools.
Dick was an ironworker employed by Local 60 of Syracuse and worked various job throughout Oswego County.
He was U.S Army veteran serving with the 82 Airborne Paratroopers.
He was a member of the Oswego Elks Lodge 271.
He was an avid sports fan; he enjoyed his teams the Cleveland Browns and the New York Mets.
He was also a NASCAR fan and a follower of Dale Earnhardt.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Surviving are his wife, Marian Snyder Henderson; children: Beth (Larry) Gigon, Lynne Bunce, Lori Henderson and Bob (Meg) Henderson; step-daughter, Amy VanBuren; and step-son, James VanBuren all of Oswego; his grandchildren: Lindsay, Vanessa, Ryan, Brandon, Jennifer, Dick, Eric, Cody, Olivia and Ava; and great-grandchildren: Maddy, Lyla and Everett; and many cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Karen L. Henderson; brother, Bob Henderson; and sister, Irene Henderson.
Services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, July 20, at St Mary’s Church, 103 W. Seventh St., Oswego.
Calling hours will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.