Funeral services for Billy F Hendrix, 93, of Floydada were held at 2 p.m., July 19, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Floydada.
Graveside Services were held at Resthaven Cemetery in Lubbock at 1 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2020.
Arrangements are under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.
Mr. Hendrix entered into the gates of Heaven Thursday, July 16, 2020. He passed peacefully, with his family by his side at The Beehive in Floydada.
He was a funny, kind-hearted man who loved his family and community deeply.
He always looked on the bright side of life and made something good out of the bad.
He was a member of The First Baptist Church and served on the church’s counting committee for years.
He was a US Navy veteran during WWII, and a 1950 graduate of Texas Tech University, with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked as a house builder in his family business for several years.
He married Margaret Eleanor Hendrix in Memphis, Tennessee on September 20, 1950, who preceded him in death.
He worked the majority of his life as a cotton farmer and was Juvenile Probation Officer of the 110 Judicial District for many years.
Mr. Hendrix was active in his children’s lives, as a little league coach and with livestock shows. He was a former Lions Club member, serving as president in 1974.
He married Jettie Charline Langley on January 22, 2000.
Survivors include his wife; son, Mark Stephen Hendrix and wife, Joan of Odessa, Texas; son, Joel Hendrix and wife, Billie of Floydada, Texas; daughter, Susan Whited of Lubbock, Texas; a step-son, Andy Langley and wife, Brenda of Borger, Texas; and step-daughter, Cathy Webster and husband, Larry of Lockney, Texas; 13 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by wife, Eleanor, a daughter, Robin Janet Hendrix, son in law, Danny Lee Whited, a brother, sister, and his parents.
The family requests any donations in his memory be sent to Disabled Veterans or The First Baptist Church of Floydada.
Online condolences may be made at www.moore-rose.com.