Robert J. Henderson 74, Sandy Creek

SANDY CREEK, NY — Robert J. “Bob” Henderson 74, of Sandy Creek, passed away Monday evening, Aug. 20, 2018, at VanDuyn Nursing Home in Syracuse.

Born July 10, 1944, in Syracuse, NY, the son of the late Ira and Ila (Patton) Henderson, he graduated in 1964 from Sandy Creek High School.

After high school Bob worked at Alpha Cement Plant in Jamesville and then Schoeller Paper in Pulaski and finally Fulton Boiler Works retiring in 1994 after 26 years there.

Bob married Sandra Walton on Sept. 19, 1970, at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Penn Yan, NY.

He was a member of the Steam Pageant Association and several gas engine clubs. He enjoyed restoring antique gas engines and pumps.

Bob was an avid sportsman spending many weekends hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his wife Sandra; a daughter Nancy and her husband Pat Mullane, Sandy Creek; a sister, Mary and her husband Art Shaffer, Jamesville, NY.

He was predeceased by his brother Ira “Buster” Henderson.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Summerville Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

 Arrangements are with Summerville Funeral Home.