CMSgt Ralph L. Henderson

  • Born: March 24, 1919
  • Died: January 11, 2019
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
Tel. (210) 495-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

Ralph was born in Datto, Arkansas on March 24, 1919. He left this world to be with our Lord and Savior on January 11, 2019.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Alice Henderson of San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Patricia L. Taegel of Titusville, Florida; daughter-in-law, Alane Henderson; two grandsons, Jeffery Taegel of Halethorpe, Maryland and Vince Taegel of Orlando, Florida. He was blessed with 8 great grandchildren.

He lovingly stepped in as Dad to Lyn Heffernan (Mike); Sandy Cerna (Arthur); Jerry Flores; Randy Flores (Irene); Camille Pancratz (Dave); and Grandpa to Colleen Zatorski (Jeff); Kristie Seibert (Brett); Tracey Packwood (Will); Christian, Carlo, Dominic (Adrianna) Cerna; Daniel Flores; Carly & Kirsten Pancratz; and Great-Grandpa to 8 additional great grandchildren.

Ralph joined the Air Force in 1941. He served in 3 wars: WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War. He retired from active duty in 1968 as a CMSgt. Ralph lived in St. Louis, Missouri a few years before moving to San Antonio, Texas where he worked in real estate. He was very active in buying, repairing and selling antique clocks and watches.

He is preceded in death by his previous wife of 49 years, Dorothy B. Henderson; and son, Richard L. Henderson.

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Pastor Ron Hill of San Antonio Fellowship Church will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Fellowship of San Antonio Church or Wounded Warriors.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I will miss our engaging front porch discussions, but I know Ralph is home now enjoying his peaceful heavenly front porch.

Posted by Nancy Nye - San Antonio, TX   January 18, 2019


Such a wonderful man! We will miss Ralph's sweet smile and humor. Our sincere condolences to the family.

Posted by Tom & Robin Roldan - San Antonio, TX   January 17, 2019

We will sorely miss visiting with Ralph and the entire family. His jovial personality and quick wit always brought a smile to everyone who was privileged to know him. His twinkling eyes and infectious laugh were always the bright spot of our day. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. With much live, Cheryl Dietert and Phil Head

Posted by Cheryl Dietert - San antonio, TX - Friend   January 17, 2019

GOD bless ;sorry for your lost

Posted by JOSEPH LIMA - SAN ANTONIO, TX - Friend   January 17, 2019

Henderson Family, So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your Family.

Posted by Mary Napier - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   January 15, 2019

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