Robert G Henderson

April 28, 1931January 16, 2019

Robert G. Henderson, 87, Colorado City, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was at the Mitchell County Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Colorado City Texas to Leonard and Gladys Howell Henderson on April 28, 1931. Robert was a good Christian who lived for his Lord, always putting God first in his life, followed close by his family. He was a graduate of Colorado High having graduated in 1948. After school he worked for a while at Colorado Lumber until starting his life-long career as a Plant Operator for Sun Oil where he worked from 1954 until his retirement in 1994. On November 24, 1950 Robert married the love of his life Miss Janie Hamrick who he spent over 68 years loving and growing with every day. After taking his position at Sun Oil the two of them moved to Silver for six years until moving back to Colorado City where he would commute to Snyder every day for work. After retiring the two of them settled down at Colorado City Lake. In his spare time he enjoyed attending church, hunting, fishing, water skiing, and snow skiing, all of which were hobbies that he taught and shared with his family who were his pride and joy. Robert is survived by his wife Janie Henderson of Colorado City, by his daughter Kathy Bassham of Euless, by his grandchildren Tia Matlock and husband Homer of Westbrook and their children Zoe and Parker Matlock, Whitney Norby and husband Michael of Needham Mass and their children Alex and Sean Norby, and by Zack Mowery and wife Natalie of Lubbock and their children Brody and Sadie Mowery. He is also survived by a sister Barbara Thompson of Denver Colorado as well as by several nieces, nephews, and close friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter Brenda Mowery, by a brother Don Henderson, and by a sister Margaret Whitaker. A funeral service for Robert will be held on Friday, January 18th at 2pm at the First Baptist Church of Colorado City with Doctor Jerry Shields officiating. The family will be present for a visitation from 10:30 pm to 12:30 pm at the Church. Interment will follow the service in the Colorado City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider making a contribution to the Alzheimer’s Association, to the First Baptist Church of Colorado City, or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kiker Seale Funeral Home.


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Cecile Means

February 1, 2019

I thought so much of Robert and Janie. What a wonderful and faithful couple.
Janie and Kathy, you have my prayers and love. I have so many wonderful memories of my life in C City, and many are wrapped around your sweet family
Much Love
Cecile Hubbard Means

JD and Pam Guess

January 21, 2019

Robert was a fine Christian man and it was our pleasure to have known him. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.

Randy & Connie Chambers

January 18, 2019

Our sincere sympathy to Robert's family. May God bless each of you with His peace and comfort. You are in our prayers and thoughts.

Daphne Fowler

January 18, 2019

I have such great smiles thinking of you all. You're all such a loving sweet family and everyone is more blessed knowing you all. Continued prayers for peace and comfort. Love The Fowler family.