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Memories of a Lifetime of Love



William "Kent" Hendrix

September 15, 1939 ~ April 11, 2019 (age 79)

Uvalda, Georgia,

William (Kent) Hendrix of Uvalda, Ga., 79, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Community Hospice located in Vidalia, Ga.  Kent was born September 15, 1939, in Uvalda, Georgia, to Samuel and Evelyn Hendrix. In the early 50’s his family moved to Jacksonville, Florida.  Kent worked as a carpenter leader man at Atlantic Dry Dock in Jacksonville, Florida, where he retired after twenty-seven years.  He was a master carpenter spent his free time working in his shop.  He enjoyed time with his family and meeting up with buddies to play golf. Everyone that knew Kent knew he had a sense of humor, so look out Heaven!  Kent was a member of Smyrna United Methodist Church.

Forever remembered by his ole’ lady of 58 years, Mary Hendrix; daughter, Debbie Hendrix of Jacksonville, Florida; two grandchildren, Chris Thigpen and Connor Hendrix; and three great-grandchildren Nathan, Nancy, and Natalie Thigpen; sister, Vivian Smith of Midway, Georgia; brother Mike Hendrix, (Wife) Kelly of Jacksonville, Florida.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wilton (John), Sammy, and Carlton Hendrix and sister; Betty Jo Moore.

The family will receive friends at the Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home on Saturday, April 13th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Per Kent’s request, casual dress, please.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 2277, Vidalia GA 30475.

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