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Jim D. Hendricks

jim-hendricks-1Jim D. Hendricks, age 63 years, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016, at Board Camp, Arkansas, after years of renal disease.

Jim was born in Mena, Arkansas, on July 25, 1953.  He was the son of Ray and Pat Hendricks, both of whom preceded him in death.  His sister, Deborah, and husband Kenneth Pierce, live in Elkton, Maryland.  His niece, Sara Pierce, and children, Coleman, Jackson, and Addison, also live in Elkton.

Jim graduated from Mena High School in 1971. He attended Southern State University, then graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Animal Science.  He worked for Tyson, as well as other places in the Mena area.

As a young teenager, Jim’s great love was horses. He was an accomplished rider, and earned awards in cattle cutting, with the help of his famous horse, “Cricket”.

He always enjoyed working on the family cattle farm.  He was a creative welder who could fashion a tool for any given need.

At his request, there will be a graveside service at Liberty Cemetery in Board Camp, on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

If you desire, contributions can be made to Hospice, (1106 Mena Street, Mena, Arkansas 71953), in lieu of flowers.  Their work with Jim has been much appreciated.

Online obituary: Beasley Wood Funeral Home

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