James Hilton Henderson

James Hilton Henderson, 98, of Elizabethtown, went to his heavenly home, Monday, November 9, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. James Hilton Henderson was born on Oct. 27th, 1922 in White Mills, Kentucky to Roy and Madge Henderson. He was a WWII Navy Veteran 1943-46 with the 3rd, 5th, and 7th fleet during the Asiatic Pacific and Philippine campaign. Hilton was the body shop foreman for over 40 years with Pate Motors, Jack Tinsley Olds, and Charlie Wilson Olds . You wrecked it, he got it fixed! James Hilton was preceded in death by his mother and father, Roy and Madge Henderson, two brothers, Bobby and Bernard Henderson, and a sister, Mary Lou Vessels. He is survived by his loving wife, Edith Jeffries Henderson, a brother, Gene Henderson, 3 children, Kenneth Henderson (Wanda), Marcia Kaye Gersovitz (Steve) and Sondra H Johnson. He leaves his adoring grandchildren, Hope Duncan (Brooke) ,Kristin Willett( Scott), Matthew Johnson (Julie), Alyssa Grunnet (Colin), Kendra Blair (Tim), and Josh Henderson (Samantha). He also leaves the light of his world 8 great grandchildren, Hayden and Carter Willett, Mia and Lucas Johnson, Larry and Lucy Grunnet, Kennedy Blair, and Ezra Henderson. Visitation will be held at Brown Funeral Home Monday, Nov 16th from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff at 11:00 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions in his memory to Elizabethtown Hosparus, College Heights United Methodist Church or local Gideons. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, November 17, 2020 starting at 9:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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