Keith Henson Obituary

Keith Turner Henson
Keith Turner Henson

July 12, 1929 - July 9, 2018
Born in Medford, Oregon
Resided in Bend, Oregon


Keith T. Henson of Lake Oswego passed away of natural causes at the age of 88 on July 9, 2018 in Bend. Keith is survived by his wife Doris and son Jim and grandchildren Brian and Claire. Keith touched many lives in retirement as an avid hiker with the Lake Oswego Day Trippers and volunteer at the Tryon Creek State Park. He is remembered with a still camera, recording hikers and natural wonders throughout the Northwest in all four seasons. Keith also made a library of family gatherings on super-8 and video cameras spanning 40 years. Keith trained many young men and women in their first job at one of his Shell and Mobil service stations in Clackamas, Beaverton and Wilsonville. Keith is also remembered for his “Mystery Trip” Eagle motorhome bus which carried him and Doris and relatives and hikers across the USA from Pacific to Atlantic and Mexico to Alaska on many memorable adventures.

A celebration of life gathering will be held on August 18 1-4pm at the Lake Oswego United Methodist Church, 1855 South Shore Boulevard, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Donations in Keith’s memory may be made to the Friends of Tryon Creek at




Funeral Home
Baird Funeral Home - Bend
2425 NE Tweet Pl
Bend, OR US 97703