Obituary for Mr. Oycie Joe Henderson

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Mr. Oycie Joe Henderson

October 14, 1955 - November 1, 2018

Oycie Joe Henderson, age 63, passed away on Thursday morning, November 1, 2018 at his home in Monrovia.

He was born October 14, 1955, in Martinsville to his parents, the late Joe Cephas and Elvia Marguerite (Shake) Henderson. He was a graduate of Monrovia High School.

Oycie was the owner of Henderson Nursing Home in Morgantown (currently Morgantown Health Care Inn) since 1980. He was also the owner and operator of Monrovia Antiques and Coin since 1985.

Oycie was a member of the American Numismatic Association. He enjoyed driving his 1965 442 Oldsmobile and was a collector of coins and antiques. Oycie also enjoyed playing Texas hold’em, traveling to Las Vegas and Florida as well as tending to his family farm and supporting local charities. He also enjoyed watching his son, Adam, compete across the country in motocross. Oycie was an avid investor and enjoyed watching the stock market daily.

Oycie is survived by his children, Adam (Kayla) Henderson of Monrovia and Emily Gill of Mooresville; step children, Justin “J.R.” and Kelsey Demott of Martinsville; and grandchildren, Carter and Brooke Williams.

The Rev. J.C. Phillips will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Light Memorial & Funeral Chapel, 585 E. Main Street in Monrovia. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Hall. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Oycie to Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 South Meridian St. Ste. 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Henderson family at

Information: (812) 597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Light Memorial & Funeral Chapel


585 E. Main Street
Monrovia, IN

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

Light Memorial & Funeral Chapel


585 E. Main Street
Monrovia, IN

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Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Time: 11:30 am

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery


Hall, Indiana

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Born: October 14, 1955
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Condolences for Mr. Oycie Joe Henderson

Becky Brummett posted on 11/5/18

I was very sorry to hear about the death of Oycie. He was a family friend for years and I know he will be missed. My prayers are with his family and friends


Bob and Sandy VanRooy posted on 11/3/18

Adam, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. He was a good man and will be remembered fondly. Will be keeping you in our prayers.


Pam Mitchell posted on 11/3/18

Karen, I'm sorry for the loss of your Son's dad. I'm sure this will be a hard time for all. Prayers for the family. I Remember him from when I worked for you at Henderson s.