Robert Lee Hendrix

Published 12:35 pm Sunday, November 22, 2020

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Mr. Robert Lee Hendrix, 88, of NC 801 S. Advance, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at his home.

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.