Rich Henderson Obituary – The news of Rich Henderson’s sudden and untimely passing has sent shockwaves through the WBFF community and left his family, friends, and fellow competitors grappling with an overwhelming sense of grief and loss. Rich’s unexpected departure, which occurred backstage at a WBFF event, has left a void that words can hardly express. Rich Henderson was more than just a participant at the WBFF; he was a close friend, a fitness teammate, and a man of unwavering faith. His sudden collapse backstage at the event prompted his fellow competitors to spring into action, desperately administering CPR in a valiant effort to save him. Tragically, despite their heroic efforts, Rich could not be brought back, leaving those who loved him in a state of profound sorrow.
In the wake of this devastating loss, there is a collective sense of mourning and disbelief. As one of Rich’s friends shared, “I will be quiet this week and not taking calls. Friday evening we unexpectedly lost a close friend, fitness teammate, and God-fearing man. I was with him when it happened, so not only trying to process but grieve.” One of the primary concerns now is ensuring that Rich’s son can bring him home and that the family can manage the expenses associated with this unexpected tragedy. A GoFundMe campaign has been established to support the Henderson family during this challenging time. Deena Carvajal, a close friend who is helping to organize the fundraising efforts, shared,
“Last night Rich unexpectedly passed away. It’s taking everyone by surprise and is quite a shock to everyone who knows and loves him. Rich and his family already endured the heartbreak of losing their daughter Paige three years ago. As if this tragedy wasn’t enough, here we are now grieving Rich’s passing.” Despite the profound sadness that envelops us, we can find solace in the belief that Rich Henderson has been reunited with his beloved daughter, Paige, in heaven. He spoke of her daily and carried her memory close to his heart. Rich Henderson was a caring and compassionate soul who touched the lives of those around him with his kindness and generosity.
His legacy will live on through the countless lives he has impacted and the memories of the moments shared with him. As we say our farewells to Rich, we remember the warmth of his friendship, the kindness of his spirit, and the unwavering faith that guided his journey. May he find eternal peace in the company of his daughter, Paige, in the heavenly embrace. Rich, you will be dearly missed, and your memory will forever reside in our hearts.