North Carolina farrier Rickey Henderson passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. He was 69.

He spent many years working a variety of jobs. He was a mechanic, Department of Defense contractor in Kuwait, farrier and rodeo rider. He greatly enjoyed being one with the road while cruising on his 1983 FXRT.

A service to celebrate Henderson’s life will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 at Robinson Presbyterian Church, 9424 Harrisburg Rd., Charlotte. Following the service, please join the family in the church fellowship hall for a reception.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Rick’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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