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Gordon “Gordy” Henderson, Jr. passes away

Posted at 10:52 PM, Mar 12, 2019

Gordon “Gordy” Henderson, Jr., 80, of Santa Maria, passed away Tuesday, March 12.

Henderson coached football for 57 years, including stops at Righetti, St. Joseph, Santa Maria, and this past fall, Orcutt Academy.

Friends and colleagues of Gordy expressed their condolences on social media.

Henderson was also a record-setting running back for Long Beach State in 1960.

Gordon “Gordy” Henderson, 1960
(Courtesy: Doug May)