2018-10-10 / Obituaries

John L. Hendrickson

John L. “Jack” Hendrickson, 76, of Walton, passed away on Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2018, at home following a long illness.

Jack was born on Jan. 10, 1942, in Sidney, the son of the late John and Alta (Davis) Hendrickson. He was married to the former Martha Morgan. She died on April 7, 2016.

Jack proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963. He was a truck driver for the Delaware County Highway Department, LaTourette’s Trucking, and was a school bus driver for Walton Central School. He was also owner of the former Hendrickson Oil Co. He enjoyed boating, working on Jeeps and tractors and taking care of his home and lawn. He loved the simple things in life. He was a member of the Truman C. Tobey Post 32 American Legion and the Walton First United Methodist Church.

Jack is survived by his loving family, children, Garry (Cyndi) Hendrickson of Franklin, Stephen Hendrickson of Walton, Jacquelynn (Gary) Brooks of Walton, Melissa (Ken) Maguire of High Falls and Margaret Loucks and fiancé, Charles Mundry of Fairport; grandchildren Thomas I. Dugan, Katelynn H. Brooks, David W. Brooks; special cousins Rosalie Northrup and Marlene Sanchez; brothersand sisters-in-law, Christopher (Sylvia) Morgan of Walton, John (Candace) Morgan of Marco Island, Fla., and Linda Morgan, Franklin; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald Hendrickson.

Visitation and services will be held at a time and date to be announced.

Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, Walton.

Memorial Contributions in Jack’s memory may be made to First United Methodist Church, 101 North Street, Walton, NY 13856, Catskill Area Hospice, 297 River Street, Service Road, Oneonta, NY 13820, or the Walton Vet’s Club, 10 Park St., Walton, NY.

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