Billy Lester ‘Goat

Published 10:38 am Sunday, March 7, 2021

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Mr. Billy Lester “Goat” Hendrix, 72, of Dulin Road, Mocksville, died Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Clemmons Medical Center.

He was born on Feb. 23, 1949 in Davidson County to the late Thomas Lester and Betty Jean Forrest Hendrix. He retired from Ingersoll Rand and was a member of Dulin United Methodist Church where he was a charter member of the United Methodist Men. He loved the outdoors, farming and was a car enthusiast.

He was also preceded in death by: his father and mother-in-law, Hubert and Lucille Hart; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Jean Brady.

Survivors: his wife of 53 years, Rebecca Hart Hendrix, a son, Billy “Juney” Hendrix Jr., both of the home; a brother-in-law, Billy Hart (Pam) of Advance; a special friend, Harold Cassidy (Helen) of Mocksville; and numerous cousins.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 7 at Dulin United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Truell officiating. Friends paid their respects on Saturday, March 6 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, 27030; or to Dulin UMC, 897 Dulin Road, Mocksville.