Roy Andrew Henderson

Roy Henderson

Roy Andrew Henderson, 93, of Vanceburg, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021, at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville.

He was born November 7, 1927, in Lewis County, a son of the late Paris Andrew and Ina McCann Henderson.

Roy was a 54-year member of Concord Christian Church and had worked for Montgomery Ward in Maysville as an appliance repairman. He was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed hunting ginseng, his animals, keeping his honey bees, gardening, spending time with his family and especially playing checkers with his grandson, Devin.

Roy is survived by one daughter, Ina Doyle of Vanceburg; one grandson, Devin Andrew Henderson Doyle; two sisters, Wilda Minette Beaver of Springfield, Ohio, and Mabel Urton of North Hampton, Ohio; and one brother-in-law, Herman Corns of Tollesboro. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Nellie Cogan Henderson; two brothers, Ferris Eugene Henderson and Hiram Henderson; and four sisters, Irene Campbell, Beatrice McCall, Mary Fulks, and Oretha Snyder.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Tollesboro Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Bro. Larry Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in East Fork Cemetery in Lewis County.

Friends may visit from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2021, and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday at Tollesboro Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 11918 KY 57 at Tollesboro.

Pallbearers will be Lindy Crew, Robert Doyle, Eden Hamilton, Jarrod Stout, Isaiah Hamilton, Helena Hamilton and Jeffrey Stout.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, we ask that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing.