(Harold) "John" Hendryx, 68, of Coffeyville KS, died May 16th at his home in Coffeyville with his wife Marjean (Wagner) and family at his side after a short battle of cancer.
He was born December 30, 1949, Coffeyville to Bill and Donna Marie (Stephens). He attended local schools graduating 1968 FKHS and later from CCC as well.
John and Marjean were married Dec 30, 1970. He was in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1970 to 1976 discharging as a Sargent 5th Class, He completed basic training in Ft. Lee, VA and Ft. Campbell, KY. He was employed at Funk Mfg., then CVR for the last 37 years. He was the first third generation employee there working as a lab tech. John was well known for his homemade summer sausage made for his fellow employees and family. He was a member of 1st United Methodist Church, since childhood. He served as a Reserve Officer several years for the Coffeyville Police Dept. John enjoyed being outdoors hunting, gardening, mowing, and taking the grandchildren to the Atlantic Beach, NC, every year for vacation and enjoyed every minute with them.
Surviving are his wife Marjean of the home; sons Curtis of Edna, Ks and Cory and Annette (Jaimez) of Coffeyville. Grandchildren Hannah Hendryx of Stillwater, Ok; Megan, Ashtyn and Amber Hendryx of Coffeyville. Step Grandchildren Ashley Cook, Tyler Cook, McKenzie Hill all of Coffeyville; Zachary Cook of Joplin, Mo. Two Step Great Grandchildren Brayden Garton and Jaxten Gonzalez both of Coffeyville. One brother, Wayne and wife Marilyn (Hannigan) and sister, Karen Hendryx all of Coffeyville. John was preceded in death by his parents, three grandchildren Chase Austin of Coffeyville, Colby James and Kelsi Lynne Hendryx both of Edna KS.
John's wish was to be cremated and graveside services will be at Robbins Cemetery at 10 am, Friday May 25, 2018. Funeral procession will start at Ford Wulf Bruns meeting at 9:15 and caravan to Robbins Cemetery at 9:45am. The family's wish is in lieu of flowers donations can be made to Coffeyville Friends of Animals and may be left in care of the Chapel. To leave a message of condolence visit www.fordwulfburnschapel.com