Obituary: HENDRICKS, RICHARD

Published: Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:30 a.m. MDT

Richard (Dick) F. Hendricks "Together Again"

Richard (Dick) F. Hendricks passed away peacefully in the loving arms and home of his family in Murray, Utah. Richard was born on March 7, 1929 in the house of grandmother Fulkerson in Smithfield, Utah to Ron L. Hendricks and Mabel Fulkerson. Dick attended schools in SLC graduating from South High where he participated in football, skiing and A'cappella Choir. He attended the University of Utah and was affiliated with Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He married his high school sweetheart, Beverly Borg, in the Salt Lake Temple, February 9, 1950 by President Harold B. Lee. In 1953 he moved to Murray, Utah where Dick was involved with starting "Hendricks Shoe Co." He was owner/operator of the store for 36 years located in downtown Murray. During that time he was a member of Junior Chamber of Commerce and Murray Rotary, where he met lifelong friends. He was in the Army Reserves and came out as a Master Sergeant. In 1981 he closed down the shoe store and went to work as a supervisor for American Express, retiring in 1992. Dick served faithfully in many callings in the LDS Church. He was proud to be Bishop of the Murray 5th Ward and especially dear to his heart, bishop of the Murray Singles Ward. He was also a Church Service Missionary, Stake Baptism co-chair with his wife Beverly. Dick is survived by his brother Robert (Beth) Hendricks, sisters, Dorothy (Pat) Gallagher and Marianne Hendricks; Daughters, Margaret (Frank) Jensen of Heber City, and Marilyn (Bradley) Wellington of Alexandria, VA; Son Richard B. (Julie Wood) of Midvale; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, mother, father and granddaughter Carli Rose. We are especially grateful for the care and service given to our Dad by Harmony Hospice and appreciative of many friends who gave of their love and time to Dick. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the Murray Park Ward (435 East 5600 South). A viewing will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S State, Murray and on Wednesday from 11:30-12:30 p.m. prior to services. Interment following at 4:30 p.m. at the Richmond City Cemetery in Richmond, Utah. Dick was our beloved family Patriarch who always had a kind word of encouragement and counsel, with great humor. He will be deeply missed by family and loved ones. Online condolences: www.jenkins-soffe.com