Charles Henderson

March 7, 2024

Charles Henderson Obituary

Charles L. Henderson, Sr., was born on January 9, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Jennie Henderson. Charles was preceded in death by his mother Jennie and his sisters, Elaine Boyd and Mary Bennett. Also, his children, Charles Henderson, Jr. and Charlene Henderson.

He attended school in Virginia. Since he was the only boy, he had to work the fields before school. While growing up he did all types of work and worked hard to help the family whom he loved dearly. He also worked on the Chesapeake Bridge in its beginning stages.

He met and married Barbara Watkins.

Charles was a real go-getter and love to drive and work on cars. His favorite car to work on was the corvette. He learned to drive on farm equipment. He moved to Trenton at an early age, and lived on Clinton Avenue for a short time. He commuted from home in Philly every day to Coleman Olds where he retired from after becoming ill.

He loved Jazz and blues, his favor artis was Otis Redding.

Charles was devoted to his family and he held his friends dearly. He loved to dress and did so until he became ill.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Barbara Watkins Henderson, his daughter Robin Brooks (Jerome Mason), his son Harry Goodman (Sara), and his daughter, Trashawn Walker. Also, his brother George Henderson and Irene Henderson. A host of grandchildren, great grands, and great, great grands.

Funeral service will be 11am Friday, March 22, 2024 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hours will be 9am until the time of service. Interment will be at Colonial Memorial Park, Hamilton, NJ.

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Calling Hours
March 22, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Funeral Service
March 22, 2024

11:00 AM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Private Interment


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