Obituary: Kenneth “Buddy” Hendricks

December 6, 1946 – July 23, 2022

Kenneth “Buddy” Hendricks, 75, of Mitchell passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 3:05 p.m. at Mitchell Manor.

He was born in Bedford on December 6, 1946, to John E. Hendricks and Lucille (Brown) Hendricks. Buddy was a graduate of Mitchell High School Class of 1964, he was a veteran of the US Air Force, and retired from the Indiana National Guard.

Buddy retired from NWSC Crane and was a school teacher at Mitchell Community Schools, he was a member of the Mitchell American Legion Post #250, Mitchell Masonic Lodge.

He was the President of the White River Humane Society serving as President since 2007.

Survivors include his daughters, Michelle Henderson of Lexington, Kentucky, and London Hendricks of Indianapolis, and three sisters, Joyce Ballew of Clarksville, Lisa Salkeld of Shepardsville, Kentucky, and Jonelle Meade
of Clarksville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home with J.D. Woods, officiating, burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, with Military rites performed by the Mitchell American Legion Post #250, visitation will be on Wednesday, July 27th from 5:00 p.m. until service time at 7:00 p.m., with Masonic rites at 6:30 p.m. by the Mitchell Masonic Lodge.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the White River Humane Society.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.