James Russell Henderson

1961 - 2021


James Russell Henderson, 60, of Griffith, Indiana passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021.  He is survived by his loving wife Kelli, beloved daughter: Angela (Matthew) Breslin, loving grandchildren: Matty, Ellie Breslin, caring brother: Keith (Linda) Henderson, dear sister: Lee (Richard) Snell, many additional loving family and friends.  James was preceded in death by his parents Keith and Mary Henderson, and sister Kathryn Henderson.

A Memorial for James will be held at a later date.

James was a loving husband, dad, pa pa, and brother.  He loved John Wayne, old movies and to joke around with those that he cared about.  James was opinionated and was not afraid to share it.  He will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him.   

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April 4, 2021 1:49 PM

I miss you so much❤️

Matthew Breslin

March 31, 2021 8:47 AM

Jim.... Man you were the father I never really had. You showed me that there are people in this world who care about more than just themselves. You never once turned your back on me amdnyou loved my kids unconditionally. 
Jim I know you were the leader of this family. And in no way will anyone ever be able to fill your shoes , but in a way you kinda passed that touch now. But I want you to rest easy knowing . I got your daughter and grandkids and I will do my best to care for them and Kelli.....
Last thing I want to say thank you . You have done so much for me and my family I will never be able to pay you back for... So thank you bud and rest easy... I'll see you on the other side bud

Mike Miranda

March 31, 2021 7:01 AM

Big Jim, I’ll miss ya sir. I know your fam will miss you tremendously, you always talked about them! At least you will be pain free now… easy now!

Annie Ramos

March 30, 2021 3:49 PM

The Ramos Family extends their deepest condolences for your loss.  We have such great memories of Jim and his no bull attitude. That is what made him unique!   We are sure that he is no doubt laughing it up again with his pal Bob Ramos, where every they may be!  Peace and Love,  Annie, Chuck, Bill and Mike Ramos  

Kelli S Henderson

March 30, 2021 1:26 PM

The love of my life.... he saved me and I got a 2nd chance at love and companionship.  I dont know what to do without him. I will always have him in my heart and remember all the good things weve been through.  I love you Jim

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