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Keith Steven Henderson

November 8, 1953 — September 19, 2023


Keith Steven Henderson, 69, passed away on September 19, 2023, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, after a long battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He was born on November 8, 1953, in Berkeley, California to Ernest Henderson and Marjorie Anderson.


Keith grew up in Richmond, California. After high school he attended Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara, California where he received an Associate of Science degree in Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Management. He worked for Wasco Affordable Housing as a Property Manager where he worked for the past 7 years.


Keith married Marites in 2022 in Wasco, California. Keith was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He enjoyed cooking from his garden, camping, cycling, and lovingly helping others. In his youth he enjoyed the outdoors, surfing, and skateboarding.


Keith is survived by his spouse Marites of Wasco, California; his former spouse Kathy Edgington of Queen Creek, Arizona; his sons Ashley Henderson of Queen Creek, Arizona, and Ammon (Jasmine) Henderson of Mesquite, Texas, daughters Emily (Ren) Ariizumi. of Dumfries, Virginia and Brittany Henderson of Denver, Colorado; his brothers Ernest (Mary) Henderson of Oakland, California, Leon (Loise) Henderson of North Fork, California; thirteen grandchildren, and his nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Marjorie Henderson, brother Garry Henderson, and daughter Whitney Henderson.


A funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2309 9th Pl. Wasco, California at 5:00pm, Friday, October 6, 2023. A visitation will be held at Basham & Lara Funeral Care Chapel, 342 State Ave. Shafter, California at 4:00pm – 8:00pm, Thursday, October 5, 2023. 


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Past Services


Thursday, October 5, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Basham & Lara Funeral Care

343 State Avenue, Shafter, CA 93263

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 6, 2023

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints

2309 9th Place, Wasco, CA 93280

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