Walter Loyd Henshaw

December 6, 1945 ~ July 17, 2022 (age 76)


Walter “Loyd” Henshaw of Sapulpa, passed from this life on July 17, 2022. Loyd was born December 6, 1945, in Weleetka, Oklahoma to Monroe and Katherine Henshaw. Following the birth of Loyd, the Henshaw family moved to Sapulpa, and made it their home.
Loyd met Betty Smith, the sweetheart of his life, and on April 2, 1966, Loyd and Betty became husband and wife. Loyd and Betty completed their family with a bouncing baby boy, Shawn.
Loyd worked at Bartlett Collins “BC” as a mold shop machinist for over 40 years but had to retire early due to illness. Loyd was a member of the Elks Lodge in Sand Springs for many years. Loyd eventually transferred his membership to the Elks Lodge in Sapulpa so he could remain close to home.

Loyd enjoyed hunting and fishing and John Wayne movies. He always looked forward to traveling and loved to explore different parts of the country. Loyd loved spending time with his family, and his beloved “Scrappy.”
Loyd is preceded in death by his parents Monroe and Katherine, Sapulpa, and sister Becky Sanders, Sapulpa.
Loyd is survived by his loving wife Betty Henshaw, son Shawn Henshaw and wife Anita, five grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren.

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July 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home
1208 S Main
Sapulpa, OK 74066

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