David Leroy Henson, age 81, of Leoma, TN passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, TN. He was a native of Wayne County, TN, retired from Murray Ohio, and attended Gum Springs Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David Luther and Hettie Jane Holt Henson; one daughter, Sharon Henson Frost; two brothers, James Henson and William Henson; and one sister, Bonnie Burns.
He is survived by three children, David W. Henson (Laura), Tabatha Bates (Gary), and Daniel L. Henson (Heather), all of Lawrenceburg, TN; six grandchildren, Tyler Henson (Jackie), Chayce Bates (Brook), Daxter Henson, Shad Henson, Bella Henson, and Jaidyn Henson; two great-grandchildren, Arabella Bates and Nolan Bates; brother-in-law, Waford Burns of Cloverdale, AL; special niece, Brenda Partin Mathis of Florence, AL; several nieces and nephews. Those serving as pallbearers are Tyler Henson, Chayce Bates, Daxter Henson, Shad Henson, Jeff Franks, and Rick Mathis.
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, November 03, 2021, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Thursday, November 04, 2021, with Chad Clanton officiating. Interment will follow at Piney Grove Cemetery in Wayne County, TN. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.