Leland W. "Dubby" Henderson, 76, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 6:30 AM, Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 at his residence. Dubby was born in Kentucky on March 15, 1945, a son of the late Laura (Woodruff) Land and James W. Henderson. Dubby attended school in Rising Sun, Indiana and was baptized at the Shiloh Baptist Church. Dubby was a proficient handyman and worked mowing yards, trimming trees, and assisting with various home repairs and was always willing to lend a hand to whoever needed help. Dubby loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews and was known for being a great storyteller.
Dubby is survived by sister, Lela Richards, of Rising Sun, IN and brother, Herbert (Barbara) Henderson, of Rising Sun, IN; in addition to many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dubby was preceded in death by brother, Larry Henderson, brother-in-law John Richards, and sister Geneva Jones.
A public visitation will be held at the Markland Funeral Home Friday, March 26th from 5:00-7:00 PM. Funeral will be Saturday March 27th at 10:30 AM with Eldon Fancher officiating. Interment will follow at the Rising Sun New Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Rising Sun.
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First Baptist Church of Rising Sun
116 North Mulberry Street, Rising Sun IN 47040