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Obituary for Ralph C. Henderson
Ralph C. Henderson, age 88, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Wednesday, November 5, 2008, at Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell. He was born August 17, 1920, in Jewett, Ohio, son of the late Paul L. and Margaret Cole Henderson. He attended high school in Jewett and Wheeling, West Virginia, and he attended Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served as a sergeant in Europe. He was formerly employed as a retail salesman for Nickels Bakery in Martins Ferry, West Virginia, and he was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Caldwell, and the former Caldwell Lions Club. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Madelyn Korngiver Henderson, who died in 1991; one sister, Martha Mary Henderson; two brothers, Leroy and Lynn Henderson; and one step-son, Charles B. Lori. Surviving are his second wife, Midge Hill Lori Henderson, whom he married in August 1992; two sons, Paul M. 'Marty' (Ladora 'Letty') Henderson of Wheeling, West Virginia and Michael Lynn Henderson of Silver Spring, Maryland; one step-daughter, Diann (Rusty) Keith of Caldwell; one step-son, Roman B. (Judy) Lori of Caldwell; 2 grandsons; 8 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 9 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday, November 7, 2008, from 5-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where a Christian Scripture service will be observed at 8PM. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be observed Saturday, November 8th at 10:30AM at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caldwell, with Rev. Fr. Wayne Morris as celebrant. Additional visitation will be held on Sunday, November 9, 2008 from 1-3 and 6-8 PM at Kepner Funeral Home, 36th & Jacob Streets, Wheeling, WV. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 10, 2008 at St. John Catholic Church in Benwood, WV with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Hayden as celebrant. Entombment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling.