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Kenneth W. Hendricks


1925 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Kenneth W. Hendricks Obituary
Ken Hendricks, 88, of Granbury passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home in Acton. Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside Baptist Church. Interment: Granbury Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Martin's Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made in Ken's name to . Ken was born in Granbury on Dec. 23, 1925, to Raymond W. Hendricks and Gladys Hortense Crockett. Proud to be a great-great-grandson of American hero David Crockett, Ken was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of the Republic of Texas and Direct Descendants and Kin of David Crockett and Sons of the Confederacy. Ken was a World War II veteran who served in the 115th Field Artillery with the 3rd Army and the 15th Army in the Rhine campaign. Ken graduated from Texas A&M in 1949 with a degree in aeronautical engineering and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean and Cold War years, as a B-36 and B-52 flight engineer, retiring as a lieutenant colonel from Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth. Survivors: Wife, Jessie Hendricks; daughter, Laurie Matthews; son, Bruce Hendricks and daughter-in-law, Laurie; grandchildren, Bridget and her husband, Martin Clary, Errol and his wife, Heather Flannery, and Rory Hendricks; and great-grandchildren, Gina and Erin Lipscomb, Emma Clary and Cailyn Flannery.
Published in Star-Telegram on July 18, 2014
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