Robert Lee Hendrix
Published 12:35 pm Sunday, November 22, 2020
He was born on June 28, 1932 in Davie County to the late Eddie Nathaniel and Annie Sidden Hendrix. Mr. Hendrix was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict and retired from Western Electric. He was a servant of God serving in many capacities as a member of Fork Baptist Church. He had been chair of the Board of Deacons and had taught Sunday school and RAs. He had been a volunteer with Fork Fire Department and enjoyed landscaping, yardwork, farming and raising his garden. He never met a stranger and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was also preceded in death by 6 sisters, Mary Hendrix, Joyce Barney, Vernie Hendrix, Edith Long, Evelyn Fishel and Sarah Smith.
Survivors: his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth Foster Hendrix of the home; 3 children, James Hendrix (Tanya) of Advance, Wayne Hendrix of Advance and Diane Green (Doug) of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Megan Howard (Jermey), Stacy Hendrix, Shelby Jefferies (Tanis) and Zach Green; 3 great-grandchildren, Ella Alexander, Jackson Howard and Makenzie Howard; 2 sisters, Lucy Carter of Lexington, and Annie Everhart of Advance; a brother, Vance Hendrix (Maxine) of Advance; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22,at Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Garrett officiating.
Memorials: Fork Baptist, 3140 US 64 E., Mocksville; or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, 27030.