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ROBERT A. HENSON, 95, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Brookdale Buck Creek. He was born December 25, 1922 in Springfield, Ohio
the son of Raymond Averell and Viola Mae (Woosley) Henson. Bob retired in
1986 from Robertson Can Company after 29 years as Vice-President of Sales. He
was a loyal member of First United Church of Christ, Springfield for 72 years and
more recently of the North Hampton Community Church of North Hampton. Mr.
Henson was also a 74-year member of Masonic Lodge St. Andrews No. 619,
Springfield Chapter No. 48, Springfield Council No. 17 and Palestine
Commandery No. 33. He was also a member and Past-President of the High
Twelve Club #429 of Springfield.

Bob is survived by two loving sons and daughters-in-law, Mark A. and Jeanne Henson of Springfield, Dr. James D. and Gloria Henson of Ormond Beach, Florida; six beloved grandchildren, Stephen L. and Christopher A. Henson both of Springfield, John D. Henson of Washington D.C., Matthew J. (Keelen) Henson of Jacksonville, Florida, Mark D. (Stefanie)
Henson of Ormond Beach, and Amanda (Brad) Majzner of West Palm Beach,
Florida; very special great-grandchilden, Coryn (Paul) Schuler, Bryce, Cameron,
Brooklynn, Logan, Elise Henson, and Haley Henson, Calvin and Dorothy Majzner; and one niece, Linda (Jim) Owens of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 51 years, Mary Ellen (Gordon) Henson in 1998; and sister, Janice E. Carr in 2018.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday, August 31, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME where the funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Pastors James Welch and Keith Justice officiating. Burial will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Masonic services will be held at 3:30pm prior to the visitation.

Memorial gifts may be directed to the North Hampton Community Church, 110 Community Drive, North Hampton, Ohio 45349 or charity of donor’s choice. Expressions of sympathy may be sent through

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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





6:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

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Ferncliff Cemetery

501 W. McCreight Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504


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