SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Joseph L. Henderson, 90, passed away, Monday, January 9, 2023, at his home.

He was born January 6, 1933, in East Liverpool, Ohio, son of the late Ashley and Norma (Mays) Henderson.

Joseph was a 1950 graduate of East Liverpool High School and 1962 graduate of the Salem Trades Schools.

In 1962, he was hired as a machine shop instructor at the Salem Trades School.

He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

His wife, Dorothy M. (Simballa) Henderson, whom he married May 25, 1957, preceded him in death August 16, 2006.

Survivors include two daughters, Theresa A. (Don) Brown of Alliance and Susan M. Henderson of North Ridgeville and a grandson, Charles Joseph Kasza, who is stationed overseas in the Army National Guard.

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, James A. Henderson in 1989; a baby daughter who died at birth and brother, Donovan J. Henderson.

Family and friends will be received from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Stark Memorial, where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Leonard Moore officiating.

Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem First Christian Church, 1151 E. Sixth Street, Salem, OH 44460 or Salem Food Pantry, P.O. Box 222, Salem, OH 44460.

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