Michael Eugene Henderson died on May 18, 2022 in Lexington, Oklahoma, at the age of 49 years 4 months 2 days. Funeral services were held Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made, and service livestreamed at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.
Michael was born January 16, 1973 in Lexington, Oklahom to William (Bill) and Mary Marie (Pruitt) Henderson. He was baptized into the General Assembly Church of the First Born in July 1986 and was a graduate of the Lexington High School Class of 1991.
On April 18, 1992, Michael married Nina Skinner in Lexington. Lovingly called “Moose,” he was described as one of the good guys. Michael loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing whenever he could. He worked as an Animal Control Officer for the City of Lexington and was known for singing Bluegrass and Gospel music, and for winning the Chili Cook Off five years running.
Michael would help Nina with her quilting by keeping her machines in order and, for a time, helped his father sell cars at his car lot. Above all he loved his family and spent time with them whenever he could.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents, William (Bill) and Mary Marie (Pruitt) Henderson; his sisters, Kay Cearley, Judy Hayles and Vergie Henderson; and his nephews, Delbert Henderson Jr., Ricky Bear, Clinton Reeves and Dallas Skinner.
Survivors include his wife, Nina Henderson; his brothers, William Henderson, Delbert Henderson, and Joe Henderson; his nieces and nephews, Jason Henderson and wife, Erin, Kaylyn Moody and husband, Alvin, Ashley Henderson, Derick Henderson and wife, Megan, and their daughter, Memphis Mae, Crystal Henderson and boyfriend, Josh Polk, Deana Henderson and fiancé, Danny French, Joshua Henderson, Amanda Rains, Skye McCleary, Little Joe Henderson, Starla Henderson, Heather Henderson, Jeff Cearley and wife, Nancy, Janice Skinner, Christina Skinner and husband, Abe, CJ Jaquez, and wife, Sheri, Jennie Bramlage, Rocky Hayles, Keith Hayles and wife, Cher; great-nieces and nephews, Nick Cearley, Lonnie Skinner, Twilla Ward and husband, Tanner, Matt Skinner and wife, Renee, and their two children, Carolyn Smith and husband, Tyler, Dallisha Gray and husband, Tyrel, Shawn Skinner, Mercedes Bramlage, Destiny Hayles, Lee Hayles, Dalton Hayles, Jake Hayles, Charity Wittman and husband, Mykel, Brittany Welch and husband, Dalton, and their son, Rifle, AJ Skinner, Ricky Lee Bear, and many other relatives and friends.