Samuel Henson
February 14, 1960  -  November 28, 2017

Samuel Henson

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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Friday, December 01, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Saturday, December 02, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Baker Funeral Home Chapel
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Saturday, December 02, 2017
11:00 a.m.
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Samuel “Dane” Henson, 57 years old, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, on November 28, 2017. He was born to Sammy Henson and Marguerite Babineaux on February 14, 1960, in Baton Rouge, LA. He worked as a carpenter at LSU for many years. Dane enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking and most importantly his grandchildren.

Dane is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Debra Jones Henson; son, Thomas Dane Henson; grandchildren, Michael Dane Henson and Annelise Grace Henson; father, Sammy “Goose” Henson and his wife, Barbara; mother, Marguerite Babineaux; sister, Pamela Joy Henson Mosley and husband, Pat; brother, Wracy Wendall Chaney and wife, Deidre; sister in-law, Dolores “Bitsy” Hadskey; his special angel, Kristen “Sassy” Malloy; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews. He is also survived by many children who considered him a father.

Dane is preceded in death by his beautiful baby daughter, Emily Ann Henson; sister, Randell Chaney; and his brother in-law, Glynn Hadskey.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, LA, on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The visitation will continue on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until the religious service begins at 11:00 a.m. The services will be officiated by Reverend Paul Raiford. The burial will take place on a later date at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker.

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  1. Debbie welch parker
    Ethel, LA

    Ed and I were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family

  2. Delisha Wallace
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not to your own understanding. May the peace of the Lord surround you.

  3. Allan Mitch
    Hillsborough, NJ

    Dane was always a bright light during the years that I knew him and reading the condolences I see he continued to be a light to those around him. It is sad to see him leave life so early and I send my condolences to his family, friends and all who miss him. I hope you will find solace in your memories and in the assurance that he now stands before the Light of the World.

  4. Dale & Eileen Tullier
    Denham Springs, LA

    A lot of Light & Laughter has now left this world. Dane's heart was larger than life and it is too little to say that he will be missed. Our Prayers go out to Debbie, Thomas and the rest of his loved ones. God grant you peace.

  5. Ben Manuel
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Dane, will be missed. I appreciated his tremendously positive outlook and enjoyed his stories about time spent outdoors. This never failed to brighten my day as I would happen to see Dane on campus.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    God Bless,

    Ben Manuel

  6. William Speyrer
    Washington, LA

    Dear Debbie...I'm sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Dane for the past 4 years and there was not a day that went by he did not have a good joke and/or one of a kind story he had to tell that left us in stitches. He will truly be missed in the carpenter shop. May he rest in peace!

  7. Brent Hofmeester Taylor
    Griffin, GA

    I am sending Prayers for your family! May God wrap His loving arms around all of you during this difficult time!

  8. Barbie Holloway
    Jackson, LA

    So sorry for your loss you and your family are in our prayers.

  9. Mark and Ruth Alise
    Baton Rouge, LA

    It was a pleasure knowing Dane at LSU. Our sympathy to his wife, parents, and family members.

  10. Amy Copeland
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Dear Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss. Dane was a wonderful man who always brightened my day with his humor and spirit. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  11. Vincent Guillory
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Dane… Your positive outlook and attitude, the way you talked about and so loved your family, grandkids was an inspiration. I already miss your jokes and stories... Rest in peace brother. Vince

  12. Dick Hicks
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Dane was such a great friend. His jokes and laughter that would fill the room will be sorely missed. We know that he is in a much better place and out of pain now and that we will see him again.

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  14. Laura Allen
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Dane was always such a sweet man to me and my children. They indeed loved him like an uncle. I always appreciate the respectful memories he shared with me about my son, Galen after he passed away in 2005. Dane kept Galen's fishing pole in his shed for many years after, as a token of remembrance. I will always cherish my memories of him for that. I hope they are fishing together among the stars in heaven...

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  16. Audrey Spears
    Baker, LA

    Sorry for your lost I will keep you and your family in mt prays.

  17. Clair Parrish
    Zachary, LA

    Debbie I'm so very sorry for you loss. Dane was a great husband, father and grandfather. My prayers are with all of you. May God you with his peace and comfort. God bless

  18. Pat

    May you rest in peace Dane. You were an Angels shoulder for so many of our kids to land on. Look what you've done, they are all adults now with kids. God be with you Debra and Thomas. LOVE.

  19. Pam Nunez
    Gonzales, LA

    I know you are at peace now and you will always be in my heart...I will miss you my friend and thanks for always putting a smile on my face.

  20. Ronnie Lyons
    Metairie, LA

    I’m so sorry for your loss, he was a great man. He will he missed by many.

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