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Jim C. Henson

October 3, 1935 ~ September 19, 2018 (age 82)
James “Jim” C. Henson, age 82, of Pickerington, passed peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at the Canal Winchester Assisted Living Center. He was born October 3, 1935, in Huntington, WV, to the late Andrew and Madge (Jordan) Henson. Jim was a long standing member of Peace United Methodist Church and a member of the Reynoldsburg Lodge #340 F.&A.M. He was passionate about service to others and founded the Helping Hands Program, a Pioneer’s project, which lives on through countless volunteers at the church. Jim retired from AT&T after 40 years of work as a machinist with the company. He is preceded in death by his brother, Herman (Clara) Henson. Jim is survived by his 3 daughters; grandchildren, Brian (Emily) Kellett, Jill (Shane) Neely, Tony Ellis, Nicholas Ellis, Zachary Brown; great-grandchildren, Elise and Iliza; step-sister, Sharon Walters; cousin, Kim (Kyle) Messimer; son-in-law, Phil Ellis. Family and friends may visit 1-3:00 and 5-7:00 pm on Monday, September 24, at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 550 Hill Rd. N., Pickerington, OH 43147, where a funeral service, officiated by Pastor Bill Lyle, will follow at 7:00 pm. A graveside service will take place at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 25, at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, 1229 Neighborhood Rd, Gallipolis, OH 45631.
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