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Debra Cherry

Joe Wayne Hendrix

May 12, 1944 - December 24, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Joe Wayne Hendrix. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Joe Wayne Hendrix, 76, of Chandler, Texas returned to his heavenly home on December 24, 2020 after a seven-year struggle with Lewy Body dementia and Parkinson’s Disease. Joe was born in Dyess, Arkansas in May 1944 to Ben and Narvia Hendrix. He grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas, where he met his bride and wife of 55 years, Carolyn (Stone) Hendrix. Joe served in the Navy Reserves during the Vietnam War. He spent much of his career as a...  see more
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  • Bobby Ball
    You will be missed!
    We will see you again!
    Our love and condolences to the Hendrix family!
    Bob and Bing
  • Billy Hendrix
    Joe was my baby brother and instrumental in getting me a job at Texas Instruments where I stayed for 18 years. From there, he went into the A/C business, but we managed to take a lot of trips together and enjoy each other's company. He will be greatly missed.
  • Johnny Smith
    We are going to miss you Uncle Joe. You were a fierce competitor on the domino table and never missed an opportunity to shake those bones. You were also crazy good at chess - I still remember you and dad battling out for what seemed like hours.
    I have...  more
  • Johnny Smith
  • Debra Cherry
    Irving Daily News called dad a hero for rescuing a man from a fire and standing on the gas line until the fire department arrived to turn off the gas.
  • Carlin Cherry
    We took this picture on Christmas last year. We love and miss our Papa so much!
  • Tom Cherry
  • Tom Cherry
    Love you, Joe. We miss you already.
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    • Tom Cherry
      Faye Thetford What a wonderful legacy! A loving husband & father. He was so proud of his grandchildren. What fun we had while listening to his favorite “chicken” song. JT & I miss you Joe!!
      • January 16, 2021