Steve Henderson

Published 3:36 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Woodrow Stevenson “Steve” Henderson, 74, went to be with the Lord on March 11, 2018.

Steve was born on April 2, 1943, to the late Woodrow and Anna Belle Ponder Henderson of Tryon, North Carolina. He graduated from Polk Central High School in 1961, and served his country in the Army. He worked about 35 years in textiles at Jackson Mills in Wellford, South Carolina. Steve was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed ham radio (his call sign was WB4PRE) and he also enjoyed playing the guitar.

Steve is survived by his wife of 35 years, Karen Weddle Henderson, and the family cat, Thor.  He also leaves behind several cousins; and an aunt, Hazel Ponder of Hendersonville, North Carolina.

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Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

A funeral will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, with Dr. Chris Osborn officiating.

Burial will follow the in Good Shepherd Memorial Park in Boiling Springs, South Carolina.

His initials were W.S.H. — “World’s Sweetest Husband”.

An online guest register is available at

McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Tryon, NC