Henderson, Charles (Chuck)
With broken hearts we announce the loss of our very special Dad, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and true friend Chuck Henderson on Monday, November 7, 2022. Chuck would have turned "90" on November 16, 2022. Chuck leaves behind his devoted children, son Rick, daughter Lisa and her husband Rolfe Huiskamp, his loving grandchildren Ashley, Kyle, his wife Ali, Caitlin, Logan, and great-grandchildren Kaiden, and Weston. Predeceased by his beautiful wife of 60 years Lois (nee Daymond), 2015. Predeceased by his parents Gordon Henderson and Teresa Mae (nee Howard). Chuck was the youngest and the last surviving of his siblings. Brothers, Gordon, Howard, William, George and his sister Doris. He had a wonderful smile and a happy demenour. Chuck had a big heart and he cherished his family and friendships. Born in Midland, Ontario, Chuck started his love of playing hockey and was recognized by the New York Rangers scouts after his Midland Bantam team won the Ontario championship in 1947/48. Chuck signed a "C" contract at a young age and played with the Rangers junior team in Guelph. He was a proud member of the Guelph Biltmore Mad Hatters where his team won the Memorial Cup during the 1951/1952 season. That year Chuck and his line mates, Ron Murphy, and Kenny Laufman, set a single season points record for a line with 346 points. Chuck scored 41 goals and had 50 assists. Chuck went on to play intermediate and senior hockey in Saskatoon, Kamloops, and Windsor. His love for hockey continued with coaching All-Star Peewees and Bantams. In 1998 Chuck was inducted into the Midland Sports Hall of Fame, and in May 2016 he was inducted into the Guelph Sports Hall of Fame where his picture remains at the Guelph Sleeman Centre. Cremation and a private family service to take place. Arrangements entrusted to Gilchrist Chapel McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (519-824-0031). We invite you to leave your memories online at: www.gilchristchapel.com and they will be forwarded to the family.
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