Haywood Robertson ‘H.R.’ Hendrix Jr.

Published 4:58 pm Monday, March 23, 2020

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Mr. Haywood Robertson “H.R.” Hendrix Jr., 96, of Mocksville, died on March 16, 2020, at Homestead Hills in Winston-Salem.

He was born on Jan. 16, 1924 in Davie County to the late Haywood Robertson Sr. and Magdalene Abbie Cornatzer Hendrix. Mr. Hendrix was a lifetime member of Dulin United Methodist Church, where he served as Sunday School Superintendent and many church boards. He was also a member of the choir. He once served as a Davie County Commissioner and  chair and he also served as chair of the Davie Republican Party. He was the last surviving charter member of the Lion’s Club, where he served as chaplain for many years. He was a Past Master of Mocksville Masonic Lodge 134 AF&AM.and Scottish Rites.  He was co-owner of Hendrix and Corriher Construction Co..  He also served on the boards of First Federal Savings and Loan and BB&T.  He belonged to Gideons International, as well as the Davie County Prison Ministry.

He was preceded in death by: his wife of 69 years, Modene Foster Hendrix; 3 sisters, Mildred Foster, Johnnie Petree, and Margaret Whitaker; and a brother, Dean Hendrix.

Survivors: 2 children, Patricia Jarvis (Joe) of Clemmons, and Haywood Robertson “Robin” Hendrix III of Atlanta, Ga.; 2 grandchildren, Julie Mock (Mike), and Jonathan Jarvis (Tracy); a great-grandchild, C.J. Mock; and several nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service was conducted with Masonic Rites. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials: Dulin UMC, 897 Dulin Road, Mocksville; or to Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.