Allan W. Henderson, Sr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Allan W. Henderson, Sr.

March 7, 1957 - January 25, 2023

Allan W. Henderson, Sr., age 65, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE on March 7, 1957, he was a son of the late Wesley C. and Esther J. (Roberts) Henderson. Allan proudly served in the United States Army. He spent over 30 years working as a truck driver for Harmony Construction, with whom he thought of as family.

Allan loved watching sports in his spare time, he could always be found watching NASCAR races or football games. Most of all, Allan cherished being with his family and sharing stories with them.

Allan was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Esther Henderson. He is survived by his children, Clara Henderson and Elatia Lyons; siblings, Linda Manfre (Joseph), Cindy Lawson (John), and Michael Henderson (Cassandra); uncle and aunts, Al Roberts, Mary McCready, and Frances Roberts; close friend, Aaron Souder; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, February 3, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North Dupont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Allan’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or online by clicking here.


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21 Condolences for Allan W. Henderson, Sr.

  • Linda,
    So sorry to hear of your brother Allan’s passing.
    Libby & I are sending you, Joe and your family strength & prayers.
    Bill & Lib Loehr

  • Love you cuz rest in peace

  • Gonna miss him so much. Allan has been in my life 50+ years. We have talked over the years about our lives and RAMBLETON ACRES. His heart was always here in Rambleton. I know he will watch over us all, that’s who he was. Love ya Al, I so wanted to see you retire, you deserved it. Watch over your girls. You are with your mom again, you sure missed her.💕

  • Clara, Elatia and family,

    I am so sorry you have lost your father so suddenly and tragically.

    I pray for peace for your families.

    In deep sympathy,
    Theresa Toner

  • Very sorry bro rest easy you definitely will be missed

  • Sending healing prayers and positive vibes to the family! My daddy, Rick Proud, will keep him safe up there and he will never be alone 🙏🙏🙏

  • Our deepest sympathy to all the family.

  • We have lost a great coworker and friend

  • You were a good man I have known since 2001. You were an awesome co-worker and a friend. You will be missed by many. RIP Allan!!

  • I am so sorry for your family’s loss. God has gained another Angel. Sending prayers and love.

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to the Henderson Family.

  • Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. Allen you will be missed.

  • Linda (and Joe)- very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you, sending prayers and love. May he rest in peace.

  • Poppop we will all miss you so much! You definitely made an huge impact on a lot of peoples lives that have met you! You’re missed by so many! Be at rest with Mommom Jean! We love you and you will never be forgotten ❤️

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with u all Love Esther and Nick

  • So very sorry for your loss.

  • Sorry for your loss
    I worked with him past two years
    He will be missed

  • On behalf of Jack’s in Red Bay Alabama we want to send healing words and love during this hard time. We are so sorry for the loss of Allan.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss of Allan…… I grow up in Rambleton Acres also. Alan hung with my brother Greg Weber, Chuck Boyle and others….. Go party again with them and others……. RIP Allan


  • R I P Bro, Rambleton Rock 4ever