Richard J. Hendricks, 71, of Milltown, Indiana died on August 17, 2020 at his residence. He was born on March 20, 1949 in Harrison County, Indiana to the late Earl J. and Lucille Opal (Shewmaker) Hendricks.
He was a retired maintenance employee for Daramic and a United States Army Veteran, having served during Vietnam.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Rita R. Carrico and Judy A. Martin; and a brother, Larry L. Hendricks.
He is survived by his wife, Lynda Gayle (Duke) Hendricks of Milltown; his son, Jeremy J. Hendricks (Kaci) of Marengo; daughters: Bobbie J. Wetzel of English and Tina M. Ammons (Phillip) of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; brothers: Jerry L. Hendricks (Angelia) of Salem, Indiana and Lester W. Hendricks (Regina) of Corydon, Indiana; sisters: Donna Kay Hendricks of New Middletown, Indiana, Opal F. Wells of Florida, and Sharon R. Brown of Corydon, Indiana; grandchildren: Dakota Lawalin, Zachary and Lucas Faith, Bryan and Maggie Ammons, Emma and Garrett Hendricks.
Services will be private with interment in the Glenwood Cemetery near Elizabeth, Indiana. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Military graveside rites will be performed by the Hornickel American Legion Post #379 in Elizabeth, Indiana.
Brown-Newkirk Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.