METROPOLIS, Ill. — Mr. Marion O. “Bulldog” Henderson, age 96, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at Massac Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Joppa, Ill. Pastor David Wright will officiate. Burial will follow.
Marion was a World War II Army veteran.
Marion is survived by one son, Michael Henderson and wife Mary of Joppa, Ill.; one granddaughter, DeLane Hooks of Brookport, Ill.; two great-grandsons, Michael Hooks and Dennis Hooks; one brother, Roy Henderson of Riverside, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Daisy and Frank Henderson; wife, Izora Henderson; and four brothers, Hammon, Paul, Elza and Clarence Henderson.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.