Willie "Bill" J. Hendrix, 76, of Upper Black Eddy, PA passed away on Friday November 29, 2019 at the Doylestown Hospital in Doylestown, PA.
Born October 10, 1943 in Eastman, GA, Bill lived in Philadelphia, PA before moving to Upper Black Eddy, PA in 1977. He worked as an electrical contractor and was the owner of Hendrix Electric, LLC since 1972. Bill was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during the Vietnam era. He was a member of the Riegelsville American Legion. Bill loved playing poker and traveling to casinos, NASCAR racing, bluegrass music, camping, and was an avid Eagles football fan. Most of all, he loved spending time with his beloved family.
Son of the late Rufus N. and Videlia (Davis) Hendrix, Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Paula D. (Rio) Hendrix, his sons Stephen Hendrix and his wife Michelle and Mark Hendrix and his wife Rebecca, his sister Eunice Law, six grandchildren Samantha, Stephen, Jr., Caleb, Madison, Emma, and Jocelyn, and three great-grandchildren Rori, Noah, and Lucas. He was predeceased by his brothers Ernie Hendrix and James Newman, and sisters Bertie Newman and Vernie Finch.
The family will receive relatives and friends for visitation, on Monday December 16, 2019 at 5:30 PM, followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 PM, with the Reverend William "Tex" Culton officiating, at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Rd., Holland Township, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Weinberg ALS Center at Jefferson University Hospital at https://hospitals.jefferson.edu/departments-and-services/vickie-and-jack-farber-institute-for-neuroscience/programs/weinberg-als-center/give.html.