William Aaron “Sharp” Henderson
William Aaron "Sharp" Henderson age 78, of Quincy died on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in Blessing Hospital. He was born June 21, 1941 in Pittsfield, IL a son of Andrew & Vanneata (Bassett) Henderson. He married Una C. Hood on January 11, 1986, and she survives.
Sharp was employed by the City of Quincy in Central Services until his retirement.
He was a graduate of Quincy Senior High School.
Sharp had an easy-going approach to life, and he had a way of befriending everyone, young and old.
In addition to his wife, Una, survivors include his children,
Bruce, Drew, Paul and Matthew Henderson; Kelly Miller, Deanna Williams, Erin Henderson and M.J. Cotton. Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother Andrew Henderson of St. Louis, MO; two stepchildren, Lashauda Byars and Jeremy Williams and nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary and Delores.
Private services will be held in Greenmount Cemetery following cremation rites.
Arrangements are in care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.
- To the family from ours;
A sorrowful moment hearing of Sharp's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you as your family grieves his loss but also remembering a life well spent.
The Shaw Family
- Mr. Henderson will be deeply missed. He had the most amazing personality with a sweet smile.
Prayers to all of the family.
- Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. He was a kind and sweet
Wayne & Joanna Wyatt
- Dear longtime friends,
So sorry to hear that Sharp passed away. But what a wo nderful hope for the future. Love and miss you all as you have been one and the same as family. Much love from all the Wyatt clan
- Sharpy and I went to school at Jackson School from 4th grade on through High School. We were friends for life but I lost contact with as we got older. He was a very good Basketball player.