Longtime Aledo businessman killed in weekend farm accident

Staff reports

Bud Henderson, 82, was pronounced dead on Sunday, May 10, 2009, following a weekend farm accident. Family members went searching for Henderson when it was discovered he had not returned home Saturday night.

At 11:58 a.m. Sunday emergency personnel were called when a great-grandson of Henderson's found him at Rosebud Farms pinned under a tractor he had been mowing with. The tractor had rolled into a small run off and submerged him in a couple feet of water.

Henderson was the owner of Henderson Auto Sales, Bud Henderson Machinery and Rosebud Farms, all Aledo businesses.