Charles Henderson


The Rev. Charles Edward Henderson, 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and also was the department head of Inhalation Therapy at Bradley Memorial Hospital. After leaving there, he started an electrical business, Ed’s Service Center. He finished his career as an industrial electrician in Georgia.

He was the founding pastor of Fourth Street Community Church. As a minister of the gospel for 57 years, he served as both pastor and evangelist in Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and Louisiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ernest Henderson and Leta Green Henderson; and siblings: William E. Henderson, Clifton Henderson, Elmer Henderson, Ruby Mealer and Evelyn Casson.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mattie Harris Henderson of Cleveland; children: Mark Henderson and wife, Angie, Robin Otts, Philip Henderson and wife, Beth, and Misty McCall and husband, Stephen, all of Cleveland; grandchildren: Cody Henderson, Jamie Henderson, Jessie Henderson, Jacob McCall, Mckenna McCall, Reed McCall and Gage McCall; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of His Life will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home, with Philip Henderson, the Rev. Blake Fowler and the Rev. Lee Truelove officiating. Interment will follow in Moores Chapel Cemetery.

His family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Henderson family guestbook at


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