TROY HENDERSON, 33, of Arcola, IL passed away at 8:38 P.M. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center, in Mattoon, IL.
A Celebration of Troy’s life will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. in Arcola, IL.
Troy was born on February 12, 1984 in Tuscola, IL. He was a son of Danny L. Henderson and Paula N. Hudson.
Troy is survived by his daughter, Brookelynn Drake of Arcola, IL, his mother, Paula Barnard and her husband Gary of Arcola, IL, his father, Danny Henderson of Arcola, IL, fiancé, Christy Huckleberry of Arcola, IL, one sister, Shannon Crist and her husband Rob of Arcola, IL, one brother, Daniel Henderson and his fiancé Jessica Baker of Garrett, IL, his maternal grandmother, Norma Hudson of Arcola, four nieces, Lyssa, Rylee, Arianna and Jordyn, his best friends, Jared Thornton of Arcola, IL and Luke Bright of Champaign, IL, several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Rosie and Eirk Henderson, his maternal grandfather, Comer Hudson, his uncle Willard Hudson, two aunts and seven uncles.
Troy started working at Subway in Arcola at the age of 16 until he graduated from High School. After graduation, he went to work at Monahan Filaments where he currently held the position of Assistant Production Manager.
He loved fishing, shooting pool, making up games to play with his family, and tinkering in his garage. He was an avid Metallica fan, and a Kentucky Basketball fan. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his daughter and his nieces.
Memorials may be made to establish a fund for his daughter, Brookelynn’s education.