Passed away peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Friday, May 11, 2012. George Henderson, 77 years, of Petrolia. He will be missed by his children Jim and Deb Smith of Petrolia, Ron and Lynda Henderson of Petrolia, Patty Henderson of Sarnia, and Paul and Val Damchuk of Petrolia, and his nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He will also be missed by his “sweetheart” Bernice Rotteau. George was predeceased by his parents Albert(1959) and Helen(1955)Henderson, his sister Ilene Graham(2000), and Jim Henderson(2008). George served his country with the Royal Canadian Navy. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Alvinston Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Arrangements by Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia (519 882-0100). Memories, condolences, and pictures may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.