Leonard S. Henderson

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Charleston, SC

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Staff Sergeant Leonard S. Henderson joined the Army August 31, 1996. He served as a heavy equipment operator and drill sergeant with the 92nd Engineers Battalion, Black Diamonds. Henderson deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq. He died of service-connected illness.

Leonard was a good-hearted man with an intoxicating smile. A protector with a servant’s heart, he always made sure everyone was ok, and would never tell anyone no. Leonard was a loving husband and father.

He prayed every day for everyone.

Age: 41

Date of Death: September 08, 2018

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