Henderson, Scott Lorne, also know as "Scotty" or "Butch", loving son, brother, friend, husband, and father, left us tragically after unexpected complications of Legionnaires Disease on 7/14/11. He was 41 years old. Scott was surrounded by his wife and family at the time of his passing. He was a graduate of Hawthorne High School class of 1987. Scott was an active parishioner at American Martyrs Church in Manhattan Beach as well as a coach and board member in the Wiseburn National Little League. Scott was friends with everybody and he knew no strangers. He grew up on 135th and Shoup . . . this was not just any corner, it was a destination that anybody could stop by day or night and be welcomed, a place where you were guaranteed a good time, a place for extended family and friends, a home away from home. Scott was the life of the party. He made everybody laugh. He had a passion for camping, fishing, a cold beer and family and friends coming together for his infamous BBQ skills. He had a huge heart and words cannot express how much he will truly be missed by all. Scott is survived by his loving wife Toni and their three beautiful children, Briana (12) Ryan (9) and Kyle (6). His parents Ernest & Lois (Tootsie) Henderson, his brothers Gary Walley and Greg Henderson (Dora) and sister Lisa Jarvis (Bruce) along with his in-laws Edward and Irma Maldonado, sisters-in-law Mona Yamaguchi (Vern) and Lori Gordon. He will also be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews Ariana, Lauren, Greg, Jared, Jason, Jeffrey, Matthew, Robert, and Tyler along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. Also left to mourn in this loss is his dog "Honey". Scott will always be in our hearts but we all know his biggest regret is he is not here physically for his wife and children. Please join us in celebrating his life. Visitation will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Monday July 25, 2011 from 6 to 7:30pm, with the Rosary held at 7:30pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday July 27, 2011 at 11:30am at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach followed by burial at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach. For those wishing to honor Scott's memory, The Scott Henderson Family Memorial fund has been established at Wells Fargo Bank. Donations can be made at any branch in his name.

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  1. Scottie – not a day since your passing are we missing and thinking of you. RIP dear friend WE both love you with all our hearts and you will NEVER be forgotten. N#1 …. I’m so glad we got to see you and light off tons of fireworks w/you & Toni and the kids and HUG you on the 4th of JULY on 135th & Shoup Forever in our hearts

  2. Although in passing, a simple hello from you throughout our years At HHS, felt genuine, sincere and without compromise. I’m here tonight to bid an acknowledgment to you in the same manner you so generously did with me all those years ago. My grief and discontent has been unyielding from the moment this unfortunate turn layed itself before me. The same person I was, I am not! Be at peace, my friend. Find comfort in the knowledge that many carry your beautiful wife Toni and babies in their hearts and prayers. Forever a Friend, George Cortez

  3. Gone to soon Scotty. You will be missed so much by so many. I know you are in heaven protecting your family…. Love and God bless you my friend

  4. To Scott, Toni,Tootis, Ernie, Greg, Gary and children: This is completely heart breaking and I want you all to know our hearts are heavy and still can’t believe Scott is gone. Actually though, he’s not gone, he’s in the hearts of so many & that will keep him here forever. From our family to you all, we have always considered you friends for life and our love will always be in our hearts for you. Toot, Ernie, you’ve been great parents and here’s to a job “well done”.

  5. Scotty, Forever and you will be missed and loved by all that you touched. Your smile will be in my heart forever.

  6. Ernie, Tootsie, Toni, Gary, Greg, Lisa and family, My heart is broken hearing of Scotty’s passing. I only remember meeting Scotty once or twice when we were both really young but have heard many stories through the years when Uncle Ernie, Greg and Gary would visit us here in Canada. I can now only wish I were able to know the wonderful husband and father he became. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I’m sure he will be keeping God on his toes in heaven!

  7. To the cousin I hardly knew as we lived so far apart. May you rest peacefully with God and know that your family will be taken care of by all those who loved you.

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