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Blanchard Lee Henderson Jr.

December 16, 1960 — December 25, 2023

Blanchard Lee Henderson Jr. was born on December16, 1960, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He passed away on December 25, 2023, leaving behind a lifetime filled with cherished memories and a profound impact on those who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Blanchard led a fulfilling career with the City of Dallas, serving as a truck driver for over 25 years. His dedication and hard work were evident in his every endeavor. He embraced his role with passion and commitment, leaving an indelible mark on the city he called home.

Outside of his professional life, Blanchard was a man of many interests and talents. He possessed an innate ability to connect with others and radiated warmth and friendliness. An outgoing and people-oriented individual, he never met a stranger. His magnetic personality drew people towards him, and he had a remarkable knack for making everyone feel valued and heard. It seemed that Blanchard knew someone everywhere he went, effortlessly forming connections that lasted a lifetime.

Blanchard found solace and joy in simple pleasures. Working on cars became more than just a hobby; it was a way for him to express himself creatively and find peace amidst the bustle of life. Additionally, he had an innate love for landscaping, allowing him to create beauty from nature's canvas.

Education played an essential role in Blanchard's life, having graduated from Wilmer Hutchison High School in pursuit of knowledge and growth. This strong educational foundation guided him throughout his life, enabling him to navigate various challenges with wisdom and intelligence.

Blanchard's passing leaves an immeasurable void in the lives of his loved ones. He will forever be missed by his dear wife Ester Henderson, whom he shared a deep bond of love and companionship with. Together they experienced both the joys and trials that life presented them.

His legacy lives on through his son Blanchard Lee Biggers, a reflection of the love and guidance bestowed upon him. Blanchard also leaves behind his beloved daughter Shakevia D. Biggers, whose life has been forever blessed by his presence.

Blanchard will be deeply missed by his mother Beulah B. Henderson, brothers Cleon L. Henderson and Arthur M. Henderson, and sister Rosemary Henderson Love. The memories they shared will be treasured forever, providing solace during this difficult time.

Blanchard joins his late father Blanchard Lee Henderson Sr., brother Albert J. Henderson, Leon R. Henderson, Joseph C. Henderson, and sister Audrey F. Henderson in eternal peace. The bonds they formed in life transcend death, leaving an enduring mark on the hearts of those who loved them.

In addition to his immediate family, Blanchard is survived by his brother Freddie C. Henderson (Tonya), brother David J. Henderson (Bertha Burton), and a host of nieces and nephews who held a special place in his heart.

Blanchard was a devoted grandfather to seven grandchildren who brightened his days with their laughter and innocence. His love for them knew no bounds, as he cherished each moment spent together.

The memory of Blanchard's vibrant personality and generous spirit will always remain within us. As friends and family gather to pay their respects, two events have been arranged to commemorate his life:

Blanchard Lee Henderson Jr.'s departure leaves a void that cannot be filled easily. However, we find solace in the joy he brought to our lives and the lasting impact he had on those around him. Let us celebrate a life well-lived, a man cherished by many, and a legacy that will endure for generations to come. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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Past Services

Visitation for Blanchard Lee Henderson Jr.

Friday, January 12, 2024

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Funeral for Blanchard Lee Henderson Jr.

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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