Richard L. Hendricks
Richard L. Hendricks, 71, of Rush Township, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a sudden illness.
He was born Sept. 11, 1947, in Danville, a son of the late Eleanor (Reed) and Ray S. Hendricks.

Richard was a 1965 graduate of Danville Area High School. He served in the Army Reserves and later owned and operated a successful construction business in the early 80s.
He was an avid motorcyclist and belonged to the local chapter of ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Towards Education).
Richard enjoyed reading and completing crossword puzzles. He loved playing shuffleboard, listening to blues music, and the family tradition of watching auto racing.

He is survived by two sons, Timothy L. Hendricks and wife Ayran of Telford, and Ted L. Hendricks of Selinsgrove; two daughters, Elizabeth L. Hendricks of Northumberland, and Tami L. Simpkins and husband David of Havertown; five grandchildren, Elliott, Melanie, Iris, James, and Nellie; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna and Dave Betts and Lynn and Rick Shearer, all of Danville. Richard was especially grateful for the love and support provided by his companion, Sally Kay Beyer who preceded him in death in 2018.

Friends are invited to attend a viewing from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Klinesgrove United Methodist Church, 1058 Church St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Rick Shearer officiating.
Burial will follow in Klinesgrove United Methodist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Richard's memory to Klinesgrove United Methodist Church, 2869 Mile Hill Road, Sunbury, PA 17801.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brady Funeral Home Inc., Danville.
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