Winston Hugo (Bud) Henderson, beloved husband, father, grandfather and son, passed away on June 7, 1998, a few days after his 80th birthday.
He was born on June 3, 1918, to Dr. William W. Henderson (early president of Weber Academy and Brigham Young College) and Sylvia Survina Wheeler Henderson in Logan, Utah, the youngest of seven sisters and one brother who preceded him in death.Bud received his education in Logan, Utah, including Utah State University where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and Inter Collegiate Knights.
On February 28, 1940, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, he married Bonnie Cornwall, daughter of J. Spencer Cornwall, former director of the Tabernacle Choir. They made their home in Salt Lake City.
Bud became a pilot of a B-24 bomber during World War II. He served his country in the Pacific Theater.
After retiring as an automotive mechanic, Bud and Bonnie served missions for the LDS Church: Nauvoo, Carthage, Family to Family Book of Mormon, Temple Square and Welfare Square.
He loved classical music, poetry, bowling and fishing.
Survivors are his wife Bonnie; son, David Winston Henderson with grandchildren Erika and Tyler of Salt Lake City; son, Spencer Cornwall (Patti) Henderson with grandchildren Michael Spencer and Melissa Ann of Clever, Missouri. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
He was a quiet man and a good listener, often replying with witty quips. He exhibited great compassion and was adored by his family.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on June 10, 1998, at Holladay Stake Center, 4917 Viemont, with a viewing from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn.
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