Fred Allen Henderson, 72, of Hixson, died on Sunday, April 15, 2012.
Fred was born on February 5, 1940 in Cohutta, Ga., to parents, Frank and Myrtle Henderson.
He was a graduate of North Whitfield High School and worked 25 years for Interstate/Gulf Life Insurance Company.
He was a member of the Lupton Drive Baptist Church.
Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Myrtle Henderson; grandson, Derrick Stetson Alire; brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Wanda Henderson; infant brother, Ray and Twin infant sisters, Helen and Ellen Henderson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Roberta Harcrow Henderson; daughters, Kristie (Jim) Webb, of Whitwell, Ann (Richard) Alire, of East Brainerd; Deborah (Craig) Smith, of Hixson; grandsons, Blake Webb, Andrew Smith, Michael Smith and granddaughters, Britney Webb, Lauren Smith and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, in the funeral chapel.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, and on Wednesday, for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.hamiltonfhofchattanooga.com.
Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike at Hamill Road, Hixson, Tn. 37343, 531-3975.