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William Aaron “Sharp” Henderson

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.
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From:
Heidi Shaw
Quincy, IL
Comments:
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
From:
Callie Grant
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Mr. Henderson will be deeply missed. He had the most amazing personality with a sweet smile.
Prayers to all of the family.
From:
Jerri Benton
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. He was a kind and sweet

Benton Family
From:
Wayne & Joanna Wyatt
Monett,, MO
Comments:
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
From:
Mike Schuttler
Quincy, IL
Comments:
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.
From:
Dick Sturhahn
Comments:
I was sorry to hear about the passing of Sharpy. I played basketball with
Sharpy for four years at Quincy High. He was a good teammate and knew
what to do on the basketball court. I admired his smooth shooting ability.
I am sure he will be missed by all.

Dick Sturhahn
From:
Janet Peoples
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I remember Sharp coming by the house to see Mark. He was a great guy. Condolences to Una and the family.
From:
Steve Kahs
Palmyra, MO
Comments:
Sorry to hear of Sharps passing he was a great co-worker and friend he made work fun all the joking we did RIP old friend! Prayers to all who knew and loved him
From:
Judy Perkins
Matteson, IL
Comments:
Sharp was like a big brother to me for so many years. I will never forget his kindness.