Rodney Edwin Hendricks, known as âBig Rodâ to many of his friends, passed away February 3, 2017, in his home in Ft Stockton after a battle with cancer.
Rodney was born on December 21, 1948 in Portales, NM, to Earl Hendricks and Goldya Meason Hendricks. He joined the army in 1968 where he served 4 years. He married Sandi Young in 1975 and he worked in the oil and natural gas industry for more than 40 years. He enjoyed welding, metal-working, and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys. He was an adored Opa to his grandchildren and his sense of humor and stories enlivened any room.
Rodney is survived by his wife Sandi Hendricks of Ft. Stockton; his sons Cory and his wife Jessica of Lubbock, and Jess of Ft. Stockton; his grandchildren Cate and Patrick of Lubbock; his mother Goldya of Ft. Stockton; and two siblings Phil Woodring and his wife Georgann of Conroe and Marsha Goree of Madisonville. He is also survived by many dear cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Rodney is preceded in death by his father, Earl Hendricks.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 9-11 a.m. at the Church of Christ in Ft. Stockton. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Graveside services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. at Crane County Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home of Crane.