Mr. Marvin Dalton Henderson of Opelika, Alabama passed away peacefully with family at his side on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard Spoffard and Nila A. Henderson and his loving wife, Rita Wilkes Henderson.
Mr. Henderson is survived by his children: Donna Elaine Henderson (Walt Sobczyk), Teresa Faith Whidden-Buster (Tom) and Sandra Lynn Griffin (Brian); grandchildren: Jeremy Whidden (Whitney), Daniel Kirkley (Lakin) Jessica Whidden; great grandchild: Brody Kirkley; siblings: Brenda Woods, Drayton Henderson, and Parker Henderson.
He served in the Army National Guard and was a proud graduate of the Auburn University class of 1972. He was a Board Member for the Airview Church of God. Marvin was plant manager for Uniroyal and later Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company. Most recently, he worked as an Ombudsman in the Workmans Compensation Department for the State of Alabama and retired in 2016.
Visitation was held on July 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life was held on July 24 at 11 a.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.
Because Marvin loved all animals, the family request in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Lee County Humane Society. Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home directed.