Richard L. Henderson, 74, of Torrington departed this life May 18, 2018 at home. He was born November 10, 1943 to the late Rev. Eddie L. and Mary J. Henderson. He was a graduate of William Spencer High School in Georgia, Class of 1961. After graduation he spent one tour of duty in the US Navy. He moved to Connecticut with relatives and eventually made Connecticut his home. He worked for the State of Connecticut , Surveillance Division, and at the time of his death, he was employed by Carl's True Value.
Surviving his departure with cherished memories include sisters, Ella H. Abron, Addie H. Cunningham, Annie R. Watt, and Mary H. Tillman-Johnson and a host of loving nieces and nephews and caring friends. Richard shared freely with family and friends. His love has given us great joy. We all love you--rest in peace.
A memorial service will be held Sunday June 3, 3:00 PM at Phalen Funeral Home in Torrington.