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“We were so sorry to hear of Rex's passing. He will be missed by all. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kim and Mark Cole - cousin

“I can not come up with words that would tell all the good times we had together. We went all the way through grade school and High School together....Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Noel Tavierne - Rives junction, MI

“Very sorry to hear about your loss. Rex was a wonderful man. His kindness, his wonderful stories and great sense of humor will always be with those...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: The Duff Family - Okemos, MI

“Sosorry to hear. Rex & I were buddies all the way through school. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Roy Gaddy - South Haven, MI

“Rex was always smiling, friendly and welcoming. We had some great times, as young people, at his swimming pool. He always seemed to be pleased that...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Reuben Mains - St. George's

Hendershot, Rex G.
Of Jackson, went to be with the Lord February 24, 2013 age 77 years. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Jean L., three daughters; Sandra Willard, Marianne Smith both of Jackson and Nancy (Bob) Chapman of Lansing, two grandchildren Nathan (Anna) Chapman and Kaitlyn Chapman, three great-grandchildren; Amelia, Jonah, and Mason Chapman, one brother Kenneth (Marcia) Hendershot of Rives Junction, nieces and nephews, preceded in death by one grandson Benjamin Willard and one brother Dickie Hendershot. He served the Lord in many capacities, was know as the "Hendershot" family historian for genealogy, was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and was a member of the Lansing Avenue Baptist church where services will be held Thursday 10:30 am Pastor David Oberst officiating, interment East Rives Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Lansing Avenue Baptist Church 4000 Lansing Ave. Jackson, MI 49202 or the Victims of Violent Crimes Memorial Fund c/o the United Way 312 South Jackson St. Jackson, MI 49201

Visitation at the Watson Funeral Chapel Wednesday 11:00am to 1:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm



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