William David Henson, 55, passed away on April 29, 2010. He was born in Corona, California to William Chesley and Barbara Henson on July 10, 1954. David is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Patricia Diane Henson; parents, William Chesley and Alline Henson and Barbara McMillan; daughter, Sandra Lee Griffin and husband Asher; sister, Margaret Henson Myers and husband Billy; 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, 2010 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.