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ORRINGTON - Herbert L. Henderson, 85, of Orrington has moved to greener pastures and virgin forests January 28, 2016. He was born June 3, 1930 in Orrington, son of John and Maude (Bowden) Henderson.

Herbert was a graduate of Brewer High School and for many years a truck driver for Eastern Fine Paper and Robinson Kenny. Herb created a life of tending to his farm, working in the woods and hunting in the fall.

Surviving are one son, Dale Henderson of Orrington, six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; the mother of his children, Mary Henderson Pierce; a sister, Barbara Shamblin of Belton, MO; a cousin, Royce Bowden of Limington; Mr. Cat, beloved animal and companion. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Danny Henderson. The family wishes to express a special thank you to Holly Burk, Joe and Raylean Barry for their compassionate care and support.

In keeping with Herbert's request, interment will be private in Oak Hill Cemetery, Orrington. A service of Brookings-Smith, Bangor.
Published on  January 30, 2016
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