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Rodger J. Henderson, 54, of 4101 Wilmoth Lane, died at 1:25 a.m. Monday [April 16, 1979] at Norton Infirmary.

He was president of Henderson Electric Co., past president of the Louisville Chapter National Electric Contractors Association and the Electrical Clearing House of Louisville, a veteran of World War II and a member of Masonic Lodge 820, Scottish Rite, Kosair Shrine Temple, DeMolay Commandery 12 and Royal Order of Jesters 131.

Survivors include his wife, the former Marcella Disney; two sons, Rodney J. and Bruce M. Henderson; and five grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Lees Lane Baptist Church, 3309 Lees Lane, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West.

Visitation is at Pearson’s, 149 Breckenridge Lane.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Kosair Crippled Children Hospital.