CHARLES EDWARD HENDERSON, age 86, of Palmer, TN (formerly of Winchester) departed this life Thursday, July 16, 2015, peacefully at the home of his son.

Mr. Henderson was born on February 18, 1929 in Palmer, Tenn., to the late Jasper and Dolly (Banks) Henderson.

He was a flight engineer and pilot in The United States Air Force for approximately 20 years. Mr. Henderson was in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam war. After his service in the Air Force, Mr. Henderson was employed as a refrigeration technician and also worked for the California Almond Growers, Inc. in Sacramento.

Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his loving wife, Frances Henderson.

He is survived by. daughters; Toni Blake and her husband, Gary of Lake Tapps, Washington, Barbie Boos and her husband, Michael of Sammamish, Washington, son, Steve Layne and his wife, Lisa of Palmer, Tenn., grandchildren: Derrick Layne, Allison Tate, Amber Boos, William Boos, Jacob Blake, great-veterangrandchildren; Madison and Emma Layne.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Palmer City Cemetery in Palmer, Tenn.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.