March 3, 2024

Richard “Ryan” Henderson | Granite City Obituaries

Richard “Ryan” Henderson, age 48, died final Friday, August 27, 2021 in his bed at residence sick with Covid. The Holiday Shores neighborhood in Edwardsville, Illinois is grieving the passing of their neighbor and buddy of virtually three decades. He was a sweet skinny boy who was brutalized by a violent stepfather along with his sisters Kim and Tiffany. He was eleven when they escaped from severe rural poverty to a daily life of modern apparel and lots to take in in Lubbock, TX. The Justice household gave stability, secure refuge and really like to him and his siblings. Shelling out time in Justiceburg, TX at the relatives ranch delighted Ryan through his life—usually with a sibling, cousin or frat bro in tow to shoot guns and travel the Scout. In his teen a long time Ryan started functioning in the summers with his dad in California and Pennsylvania. He also worked tricky at turning into strong, interesting, and financially effective. He graduated from Lubbock Higher University, Course of 1991. At Texas Tech he joined the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and graduated summa cum laude with a Masters in Finance. He was a really intelligent, hilarious and intense human with the hugest heart.


Coming out of faculty, he worked for Raymond James Financial. Afterwards, he worked at FedEx for various many years as a supervisor. His summer months work opportunities doing the job with his father in the family members poster and carnival supply organization developed a deep bond among them even getting weekend Spanish courses and retreat excursions in Costa Rica together. Ryan was bilingual and a numbers guy. In the ultimate chapter of his get the job done lifetime, he was able to convert his weightlifting hobby into a successful nutritional supplement shop termed Innovative Sporting activities Diet, in E-ville. He held an IFBB Professional Card that was regarded to be one of his most valued particular achievements, next to his Texas Tech diplomas. He was a thoughts and overall body complete package deal, exceptional and precious—an inspirational soul.


Ryan was the only and most preferred son of his moms and dads: Richard “Dick” Moroni Henderson of Edwardsville, IL and Paula Justice of Charlotte, NC. He is survived by five sisters and 50 percent sisters. Tiffany Leigh Bateman of Amarillo Texas, Kimberley Bodenhamer Smith of Chattanooga, TN, Melissa Jill Wilson of Charlotte, NC, Katie Nicole Hannig of Tacoma, WA and Amanda Diane Gilbert of Tomball, TX. He was incredibly close with his cousin Jake Justice of Lubbock, TX. Ryan cherished lots of ladies. Those people Enjoys of his life that will particularly be influenced by his early departure are Allison, Kathy, Jael, Erin and Elisa. Also, Steve, Brian, Dalton, Tyler and Zack were his Greatest Bros. So several will grieve the passing of this bigger than daily life, mild and big of a male. Cheers to the Hoes and Bros—Duces.

In celebration of Ryan’s everyday living, a visitation will be held at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Street in Glen Carbon on Friday, September 3, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until time of a funeral company at 7:00 p.m. with sister Kim Smith officiating.  Memorials may perhaps be produced to a charity of one’s option and may well be acknowledged at the funeral property.  You may join the funeral company livestream on his tribute site at