David is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Patricia Diane Henson; parents, William Chesley and Alline Henson and Barbara McMillan; a daughter, Sandra Lee Griffin and husband Asher; a sister, Margaret Henson Myers and husband Billy; a brother, Chesley F. (Rusty) Henson and wife Donna; nephews, William Clayton Myers and wife Wendy, Lane Harris Myers and Shane Chesley Myers; niece, Jessica Mae Henson; granddaughter, Avery Grace Griffin; and numerous friends.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Wilbur Clayton Henson; and grandmother, V. Madalyn Wuensch.
David dedicated his working life to the pipeline industry, and he most recently worked for many years as a superintendent for Troy Construction. He had a passion for sailing, motorcycles, history and reading. He loved animals, particularly his two dogs. His strength, persistence and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 9, at 2 p.m. at Crowder Funeral Home in Webster. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of League City Animal Shelter, 821 North Kansas Street, League City, Texas 77573, www.leaguecityanimalshelter.com.