R. B. Hendrickson
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R. B. Hendrickson
  • March 11, 1948 - November 19, 2017
  • Southlake, Texas

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R.B. "Buck" Hendrickson Jr. crossed heaven's gates on November 19th, 2017 at age 69.


The family invites friends to visit with them them as of 9:30am, prior to Buck's funeral service, to be held at 10am on December 30th, 2017 at Blue Bonnet Hills Funeral home in Colleyville, Texas.


Buck was born in Radford, Virginia on March 11th, 1948. After graduating from Giles County High School he attended East Tennessee State university to play baseball. After leaving ETSU he was draft into the army in 1968 and would serve in Vietnam as a medic with the 9th infantry and in the special operations unit MACV-SOG. He received an industrial management degree from Central Michigan University. Buck had a successful career in manufacturing in the automotive and firearms industry. He held positions at VW, GM, Chrysler, and Colt.


Buck is preceded in death by his father, R.B. Hendrickson, and his son, Joshua Hendrickson. He is survived by his mother Ruth, his children Tyler, Jordyn, Beth, and Matthew, his sisters Min Rose Miller and Margaret Jones and her husband Andrew Jones, his grandchildren as well as numerous other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Buck's name to Blue Bonnet Hills Funeral Home.