WO1 Robert "Stan" S. Henderson died after flight school but did not serve as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam on 11/23/2014 at the age of 74.5 from Cancer
Southlake, TX
Flight Classes 67-1 and 66-23
Date of Birth 06/04/1940
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Tom Pearcy

More detail on this person: Robert Stanley Henderson, "Stan", age 70, died on November 23rd in Southlake, Texas, of complications related to cancer treatment. Born in Canadian, Texas, he spent his childhood in Amarillo, Oklahoma City and then Denver, Colorado, where he graduated from South High. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1970. In 1965, while in college, he joined Trans World Airlines as a part-time ticket agent. Given military leave from TWA from 1966-68, he served in the United States Army as a helicopter pilot with primary flight duties in South Korea. He also trained and instructed helicopter pilots at Ft. Rucker, Alabama. During his long career at TWA he held numerous positions in In-Flight Services and Training. In 1996 he was promoted to Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, and in 1999 he became TWA's Chief Operating Officer. Following TWA's acquisition by American Airlines in 2001 he became a Vice President for American Airlines, serving as Chief of Operations for American Eagle until his retirement in 2007. He married Pamela Tewell in 1984 and they travelled the world. They lived in Kansas City and St. Louis prior to moving to Southlake. Stan was a great Dad and very proud of his son, Webb Henderson, of Denver, Colorado. Stan loved his life, family and friends. He enjoyed playing golf, gardening and was a master woodworker. He also leaves his mother, June Morgan, two sisters, Carol Gray and Thisha Kenney, and stepbrother, Bill Morgan, all from Denver, and his brother Paul Henderson of Flat Rock, North Carolina. A private service was held in Denver, Colorado.

From: Tom & Sandy Pearcy

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