BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Leon Merideth Hendrick, 81 of Bowling Green, KY passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Christian Health Center.
He was a Warren County native and son of the late Earl and Annie Merideth Hendrick and was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Jean Hendrick, a daughter, Debbie Beckner, and two brothers, Marvin and Rodney Hendrick. Mr. Hendrick was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War. He spent most of his employment in the furniture and floor covering business, first at Southern KY Furniture Company, and later at Discount Enterprises Furniture and Floor Covering as co-owner and manager. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Oakland Masonic Lodge #563, and the Oakland OES #571. He was a 30 year member of the Commonwealth Health Corporation Board of Directors.
He is survived by two daughters, Sheila Carter and her husband, Terry, and Beverly York, and her husband, Kevin both of Bowling Green; a brother, Rich Hendrick and his wife, Carol of Las Cruces, New Mexico; and sisters and brothers in law: Christine Hendrick, Harold and Bettye Hendrick, and Kenny and Alicia Hendrick, all of Bowling Green. Also survived by six grandchildren: Darren Grimes, Jennifer Johnson, Jordan and Emily Carter, and Luke and Gage York, three step-grandchildren, Marshall Carter (Whitney), Bobby Beckner (Angie) and Dena Beckner, all of Bowling Green and five great grandchildren.
Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial at Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday with masonic services at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 4800 Porter Pike, Bowling Green, Ky 42103
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