“B” Association Mourns the Loss of Bob Henderson

Longtime “B” Association member John Robert Henderson passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

Bobby was born and raised in Tyler, Texas, where he excelled in swimming and football. After receiving multiple collegiate scholarship offers, he ultimately chose Baylor where he made lifelong friends and met Judy Clark who would become his wife of 30 years. Bobby, known by his teammates as “Nuts”, was All Southwest Conference in 1970 and Weekly Captain several times his senior year.

The family will be celebrating Bobby’s life and legacy with a tailgate party before the Baylor vs. TCU game on Saturday, November 17th, at McLane Stadium tailgate spot #412. The life celebration will continue on Sunday, November 18th, with a barbecue at the family farm. Please contact Bobby’s daughter Holly if you can make it to the barbecue in order to plan accordingly. Holly can be reached at hollybesing@hotmail.com or (210) 394-1899.

Bobby will be laid to rest with his parents and siblings at the family cemetery in Flint. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Baylor Bear Foundation or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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