J. Keith Hendrix
1939 – 2022
J. Keith Hendrix, 82, of New Franklin went to heaven on November 28, 2022 at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia.
Keith was born in Glasgow on December 25, 1939, a son of David and Maybell Green Hendrix. He married Nancy Frazee in Sedalia on December 7, 1964. Together they enjoyed 58 years of fun married life.
Keith was a 1958 graduate of New Franklin High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri in 1984. He was employed as an electronics technician with the US Postal Service at the Columbia processing and distribution center and had also been employed with Kellwood in Glasgow as an engineer.
Keith loved his family and especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren. He was an avid reader and especially liked reading Louis L’Amour western books and watching western movies. Keith enjoyed working in his yard and going fishing with his brother Wayne.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Frazee Hendrix of New Franklin; two sons, Kenneth Hendrix (Tami) and Michael Hendrix (Bobbi) all of New Franklin; two daughters, Kelly Spencer (Bryan) of Luttrell, TN and Holly Greenlaw (Russell) of Boonville; two sisters, Linda and Sheryl Hendrix of New Franklin; ten grandchildren, LaNora, Lindsay, Zackary, Emily, Lincoln, Roxe`, Tyler, Kordell, Jacob and Sidney and five great-grandchildren, Elena, Wyatt, Kennedy, Damien and Ronin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Wayne and Russell Hendrix and by a sister, Frances Strodtman.
Services honoring Keith’s life will be held at noon on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Markland-Yager Funeral Home in New Franklin. Visitation will from 10:00 AM Saturday until time of service at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Boonesboro Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, Shriners Hospital for Children, Wounded Warrior Project or Make a Wish Foundation.
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Markland-Yager Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.