Hunter D. Hendricks

Emmaus, Pennsylvania


Emmaus, Pennsylvania
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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Hunter D. Hendricks, 59, of Emmaus, died Feb. 16, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of RuthAnn (Erb) Hendricks. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late David O. and Sally A. (Bruder) Hendricks. Beginning at the age of 9, Hunter was active in the family business, Hendricks and Sons Auto Center, Emmaus. He was a hard-working and caring man that provided selflessly for his family. Putting other's needs above his own defined him. A lover of the outdoors, he was an avid hunter, fisherman, member of the NRA, and enjoyed trap shooting with his father. Above all, he cherished his time spent with his wife, children, and grandchildren. Some of the best times were spent at Ocean City, Maryland bayside fishing on his boat with the family. Recently, he enjoyed time spent at the cabin located in Towamensing Trails. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus. Hunter is survived by his wife of 40 years, RuthAnn; daughters, Tasha Hendricks-Tarbox of Emmaus and Zarah Ann Hendricks of Emmaus; son, Shane Hunter Hendricks of Macungie; brother, Daniel D. Hendricks of Emmaus; sisters, Robin L. wife of Kevin Balliet of Emmaus and Kelly K. wife of William Pearsall of Emmaus; grandchildren, Haven, Autumn, Colt, Nathan, Peyton, and Rowan. Services will be private. Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Ann's Catholic Church, 415 S. 6th St., Emmaus, PA 18049 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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We, as a family are so saddened and shocked to hear this sad news. We first met in 1984, as a new customer. Over the years, I( Rajesh) spent many enjoyable moments chatting about life in general with Hunter.

Hunter was our “ car doctor “ and we had complete trust in his judgement and quality of work .
We met and shared news about our children and grandchildren few times a year. Hunter was a gentleman, he will be missed by all who knew him.

Our condolences to the...

A wonderful student I had the pleasure to teach at Lehigh County Vocational School.
I'll always remember him for his skills and good nature. So sorry for your loss.

R.I.P. Hunter. May god bless your family. My condolences Ruth Ann

For the entire Hendricks family, my heart goes out to you on the loss of Hunter. I feel I lost another person I care deeply about. Spencer and I felt so honored to have been included in so many of your family gatherings over the years. Missing Dave, Sally and now Hunter and Spencer. My love to you all.

Cousin Hunter,

I don't know anyone who better symbolized what family values represent than you. You put everyone before yourself regardless of what you were going through. When you were in the hospital I didn't know what I was going to say to my cousin who was nearing the end of his life, but you made the conversation so easy. You lifted my spirits that day, and I tried so hard to hold it together while we were on the phone. You and RuthAnn created a beautiful family, and I...

We are so sorry to have heard about Hunter's passing and we send our condolences to Ruth Ann and family. You are in our prayers!!

Ruthie and family so sorry for your loss.
Our dear Hunter was always there for our family.
Always lending a helping hand. We will always treasure our
vacations together in DE, FL,Reno & Lake Tahoe. We will always
remember your smile, laugh and generosity. Love forever!

Dear Ruthie and family. So sorry for your loss.
Our dear Hunter was always there for our family. Whether it was
for the car,

So sorry to hear about Hunter. He was a great guy and I will miss him. My condolences to his family and friends.