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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: a kelly - atlanta, IN - neighbor

“Mike was a complete joy to work with over the years and was a good farmer I will always cherish working with his family including his grandmother and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Allen Langdon - Indianapolis

“Just a sweetheart the Lewis family so appreciate his farming for us RIP love u all ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer George - Auburndale, FL

“Thinking of you and your family Colton. So very, very sorry for your loss. I wish we were in town to show our love and support. Sending prayers of...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Marilyn Hensley - Cicero, IN

“I am so sorry to hear about Mike and that I had missed the service. My heart goes out to his parents and his children. I got know Mike from working...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dee Bourff - Elwood, IN - Friend

“We are so very sorry. We are out of town and won't be home until March. Mike was a special person and we feel your loss. Sincerely, Lynn and Tina. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lynn and Tina Boram - Noblesville

“Prayers and thoughts to all of you. Mike was a great man and friend to all! ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mark Knapp - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Mike fought to the end. Loved his sense of humor and valued his friendship. Bruce and Kim ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Kim Kaiser - Friend


Michael Kent Henderson, age 56, of Atlanta, IN died February 2, 2017 at his home after a long fought battle with cancer.

He was born May 27, 1960 at Elwood, IN to Philip Francis and Mary Alice (Leathers) Henderson. They survive him.

He was a graduate of Hamilton Heights High School with the Class of 1978 and of the Purdue University Short Course. He was an active member of Future Farmers of America and 4-H. He was a life-long farmer and from an early age farming was all he wanted to do as his life's work. He has left a legacy to his family to keep farming, the life he loved.

Mike, as he was fondly known, was an avid toy tractor collector and a full size Moline Tractor collector. A favorite enjoyment was attending tractor pulling contests.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his three children: Jacob (Lindsey) Henderson, Colton Henderson, and Lauren (Justin) Henderson, grandchildren: Lilly and Wade Henderson, siblings: Kathy Henderson and John Henderson, all of Atlanta, IN.

He was preceded in death by grandparents: Ray and Mary Henderson and Orville and Garnet Leathers.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Arcadia Christian Church with pastor Neal Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Arcadia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Monday also at the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Suite 204, Damascus, MD, 20872. Arrangements are entrusted to Hartley Funeral Homes where you may send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.

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Hartley Funeral Home
209 West Jackson Street Cicero, IN 46034
Tel. (317) 984-3614

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