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Jim Henderson

October 4, 1947February 13, 2020

Parry James (Jim) Henderson III of Austin, TX passed away peacefully on February 13, 2020 at age 72 from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. Jim was born in Port Arthur, Texas on October 4, 1947 to Parry James Henderson, Jr. and Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Henderson. The family moved to Austin in 1957. Jim graduated from Austin High School, attended Blinn Junior College and Texas State University, then joined The Army National Guard. He married Mary Love (Bitsy) Bailey in 1969 and had their 2 sons, Parry James Henderson, IV and Charles Thomas Henderson. Jim and his sons were avid hunters, fishermen and outdoorsmen. Jim was employed for many years by the Tom Fairey Company.

Jim is survived by his sons P.J. Henderson, IV and wife Autumn, Charlie Henderson and wife Anne; grandchildren Will, Charlie Jr., Reed and Ella Love; cousin Bonnie Lynn Stark and family and many loyal friends. He was preceded in death by his father P.J. Henderson, Jr., mother Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Fairey and stepfather Tom A. Fairey. A special thank you to Robert Bridges and Anne Johnson for the support and care they provided for Jim through the years.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 9600 N. Mopac Expwy. #150, Austin, Texas 78759. A Celebration of Life will be held at Tarry House, details to follow.


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Dan Lundquist

February 16, 2020

Jim, we will kiss you my long time friend. Prayers with your family!🙏 Till we meet again. Dan and Herbie Kay Lundquist

John Andrews

February 16, 2020

Rest in peace Jim, you are no longer burdened with earthly trials and tribulations. As luck would have it, Mom has probably finished orientation and she is going to be extremely happy to see you. Thought and prayers for you and your family.

Bebe Gail Usie

February 16, 2020

Lots of good memories of Jim. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

Bonnie Stark

February 15, 2020

My dear cousin Jim , you are now walking ,fishing, hunting,and sharing family stories once again with our love ones .. I will miss you until I can set and visit with you once again as we have done all of our lives...I am four year older and can still see you as that darling little boy who loved to bite me until I bit you back ..I will miss our visits and all of our laughs ..I have always loved you and will continue to love you .. May God bless you .. oh how I miss you