James Jim William Henderson Jr.
James Jim William Henderson Jr., 71, of Glenwood Springs, passed away Aug. 30, 2007, at Valley View Hospital.Jim was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Kansas City, Mo., to James William Bill Henderson Sr. and Margaret Enloe Henderson. He attended schools in Kansas City, and graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in graphic art and history. Jim was a graphic and fine artist.Jim was a member of the Missouri Air National Guard.He moved to Denver, where he met and then married Yvonne Vogelmann Nov. 27, 1965. The family moved to Glenwood Springs in January of 1971.Jim owned Jims Sporting Goods; was a partner in A & H Graphics (many of his signs are still in place Hotel Colorado, Two Rivers Park, Centennial Park, Sayre Park); Cellular Vail; and most recently, E-Tech Connect.He was a past president and member of Rotary Club, Glenwood, and a member of the Elks Club.He was a sportsman who hunted, fished, jeeped and camped on the Western Slope. Garfield Search and Rescue was founded at Jims Sporting Goods.Jim was also an assistant scoutmaster while his sons were in scouting.He loved his family, many friends, Glenwood Springs and Colorado.He is survived by his wife; sons Timothy (Sarah) Henderson of San Diego, and J. Matthew Henderson of Scottsdale, Ariz.; grandson Alexander Henderson; brother David Enloe (Christina) Henderson of Badajoz, Spain; nephew Dallas Henderson of Silver Spring, Md.; and cousin, Margaret Vivian of Wittman, Md.The family suggests memorial contributions be made in memory of Jim Henderson to Colorado Mountain College Foundation Scholarship for Nursing, P.O. Box 1763, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or Roaring Fork Hospice at Valley View Hospital, 1905 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.A memorial service/celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
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