James Gray Hendrix

Published 10:20 am Sunday, August 16, 2020

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Mr. James Gray Hendrix, 90, of Dulin Road, Mocksville, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 at his home.

He was born on Jan. 5, 1930 in Forsyth County to the late James Franklin and Annie Marshall Hendrix. After growing up in sawmill work, Mr. Hendrix retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and had driven his dump truck into his late 80s. He was a member of Smith Grove United Methodist Church and was a charter member of the Piedmont Antique Power Association. He was also a NASCAR fan who loved Kevin Harvick. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and neighbor. Mr. Hendrix was simply known as being a fine man.

Survivors: his wife of 70 years, Glenna Jean “Sis” Robertson Hendrix of the home; a daughter, Susie Hendrix Lamb (Joe) of Mocksville; a brother, Charles Hendrix (Alice) of Mocksville; and several special nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 at Smith Grove United Methodist Church, under the arbor and trees, with the Rev. Darren Crotts,the  Rev. Chris Clontz and Jeffrey Cornatzer officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Smith Grove UMC roofing fund, 3492 US 158, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.