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Rex E. Henderson

November 2, 1956 October 28, 2023
Rex E. Henderson
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Rex Ennios Henderson, son of the late Fred and Jenny Mable Henderson was born November 2, 1956, and was called home on October 28, 2023. He was the youngest son of seven children.

He was a graduate from Amelia County High School in 1975. Rex was a stellar football player in school. Immediately after finishing school, Rex served in the Army from 1975-1981. Returning from serving his time in the Army, he was employed with Anderson Brothers Lumber Company. It was in 1983 that Rex would meet Linda, the love of his life.

Rex continued his employment with Anderson Brothers Lumber Company for 20 years. He moved on to work for Chesterfield County Public Schools. He worked for James River High School for 15 years as a facility coordinator & was forced to retire in 2009 due to health issues. Rex was very loved, respected, and devoted to James River High School. The students and staff during his time their loved Rex indefinitely & supported him in so many ways.

Rex was always a hard worker. He never minded lending a helping hand. He didn’t mind teaching anyone on how to do handy work. He was a jack of all trades. Rex’s favorite hobbies were hunting and fishing. During hunting season, if Rex had his good health and strength, he would not miss a day of hunting. He enjoyed spending time with his sons, brothers, nephews, & friends after a long day of hunting. When the weather was right, Rex loved fishing. Rex started an extension collection of deer and fish mounted to show his accomplishments as a hunter and fisherman. Rex was a strong man and never let his health defeat him. When he wasn’t feeling his best to his main hobbies, Rex loved to play cards with his brothers, children, and friends & scratch his lottery tickets. Rex was a strong man, a true definition of a man, and he will be sorely missed by so many.

Rex was proceeded in death by his parents, Fred and Jenny Mable Henderson, brother Maverick Henderson, & sister Delores Henderson-Obi.

Rex leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 40 years who will indefinitely miss his presence Linda A. Henderson; seven children, Natascha-Jennifer Heublein (Stefan), Katrina Holman (Alphonso Carter), Jason Holman (Wilneshia), Rex Henderson (Geneice), Lashiel A Henderson (Travis Epps), Johnta E Henderson, & Jenaya W Henderson; ten grandchildren, Steven Serrano Jr, Laniyah Serrano, Larayah Murray, Jacob Holman, Josh Holman, Caleb Holman, Victory Holman, Simone Henderson, Chloe Henderson, and Jase Henderson, two devoted brothers; Fred Henderson (Gracie) and Lonnie Henderson (Charlotte), two sisters; Joyce Morgan and Viola Hiers, two devoted brothers-in-law; Allen Johnson and James Holloway, three devoted sisters-in-law; Bernice Johnson, Catherine Booker, Lucy Jackson, a devoted mother-in-law Sarah Booker and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.

Viewing Friday, November 3, 2023 from 4 to 530PM.

Funeral Service Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 11:00AM at Amelia County High School, 8500 Otterburn Rd., Amelia, VA  23002.

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4:00 PM 11/3/2023 4:00:00 PM - 5:30 PM 11/3/2023 5:30:00 PM
M. W. Hawkes Funeral Home

15001 Patrick Henry Hwy
Amelia, VA 23002

M. W. Hawkes Funeral Home
15001 Patrick Henry Hwy Amelia 23002 VA
United States





11:00 AM 11/4/2023 11:00:00 AM
Amelia County High School

8500 Otterburn Road
Amelia Courthouse , VA 23002

Amelia County High School
8500 Otterburn Road Amelia Courthouse 23002 VA
United States

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Final Resting Place

14201 Meade Road
Amelia, VA 23040

14201 Meade Road Amelia 23040 VA
United States

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