Charles Vando Hendricks
Six Mile, SC
Funeral services to honor the life of Mr. Hendricks will be 2:00 PM Thursday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Wesleyan Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00PM at the mortuary.
Charles Vando Hendricks, 86, of 401 N. Main Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 25, 2016 at his residence. Born in Six Mile he was the 8th child of George Raymond and Berta Mae Parrott Hendricks’ twelve children.
Mr. Hendricks retired from Clemson University, and was a member of Mt. Olivet Wesleyan Church, where he was a former Sunday School Superintendent, and teacher.
Throughout his life he was an avid collector of long rifles, muzzle loaders, and antique single-cylinder engines. He even constructed his own firearms. He also collected and worked on antique clocks. He was a Former President of the S.C. Arm’s Collectors.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Grant Hendricks of the home; a daughter, Cathy Looper (Stan) of Piedmont; two sons, Rev. Michael Grant Hendricks of Hobe Sound, FL, and Kevin Vando Hendricks (Wanda)of Central; a sister, Rebecca Singleton of Easley; a brother, Merle Hendricks of Pickens; 7 grandchildren, Michelle Hendricks of TN, Carmen Purnell of FL, Stephanie Hendricks of FL, Elizabeth “Beth” Hendricks of TN, Anna Eaton (Chad) of Piedmont, Victoria Looper of Greenville, and William Vando Hendricks of Liberty; also surviving are 10 great grandchildren.
The family will be at the home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Pickens Senior Center, 129 School House Street, Pickens SC 29671, or OMH Hospice of the Foothills, 390 Keowee School Road, Seneca SC 29672.
Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements