HENDRICKS, William Walter "Bill"
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It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of William Walter "Bill" Hendricks at home in Chilliwack, BC on February 28, 2013. Bill was born on February 21, 1921 in Kaslo, BC. He moved to Nelson, BC with his parents Walter and Vera Hendricks. He served in the RCAF from May 1942 to July 1946. After his discharge he returned to Nelson where he met and married Fay House in 1947. In 1952 they moved to Vancouver where he was employed by Queen Charlotte Airlines and Pacific Western Airlines and finally by the Municipality of Richmond. He was the proud and loving father of two children, Brenda Mayall (Al) and Gary Hendricks (Tana). There followed five grandchildren Brian, Steven and Julie Dutt, Jaime Johnston and Bryn Hendricks and 14 great- grandchildren. A move was then made to Harrison Hot Springs, BC and finally to Chilliwack, BC. Bill was predeceased by his parents, brothers Ted and Bob and sister Virginia. He is survived by his loving wife Fay of 65 years, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sister Jean Taylor (Walter) of Richmond, BC and sister Louise Smith of Seattle, WA. Special thanks to Dr. L. MacIntosh for his very devoted care. A Memorial gathering for family and friends will be held on April 21, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel, 43971 Industrial Way, Chilliwack, BC. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Mar. 8, 2013