October 6, 1955 – August 29, 2013
Rod, 57, passed away August 29, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center. A visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, September 4 at Merle Hay Funeral Home.
Rodney Earl Henson, the son of “Bud” and Shirley Henson, was born October 6, 1955 in Texas. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School. Rod worked for Chicago and Northwestern Railroad/Union Pacific Railroad for 38 years. He loved animals, his dogs, Trooper, Bubbles and two cats, Maggie and Lewis-Willis. Rod was a good husband and stepfather.
Rod was preceded in death by his father, Rodney “Bud”; his second wife, Shila; and his sister, Cathy.
Rod is remembered by his wife, Shannon; his stepson, Jack; his mother, Shirley; his uncle, Ed Rice; and his cousins, Shane and Holly.Information provided by: Merle Hay Funeral Home 4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310 www.meaningfulfunerals.net