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Kirby L. Hendrix

2020-03-30

Kirby L. Hendrix, age 73 of Yulee, Florida went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 30, 2020.

He was born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Luther B. and Dorothy (Trent) Hendrix. After graduating from Fernandina Beach High School in 1964, Kirby served his country in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968. He was in Vietnam for 13 months. After returning home, Kirby worked at Terminal Bag for 23 years and retired from Jefferson Smurfit after 24 years of employment.

Kirby served as Deacon and a Sunday School Teacher at Springhill Baptist Church and later at Blackrock Baptist Church where he was an active member. Kirby loved the Lord and his family. He was a strong Christian man with a big heart. Honest, hardworking and kind, Kirby was full of courage and wisdom. Never wavering in his beliefs, you could trust him to know the right thing and to always do it.

In his spare time, he enjoyed sports, especially �his� Georgia Bulldogs and being outdoors whenever he could.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Malcolm Hendrix and Mason Hendrix.

He leaves behind his wife of 52 years and high school sweetheart, Janice Fowler Hendrix; his 2 sons, Brian K. Hendrix and his wife Angie and Brett L. Hendrix and his wife Kelly both of Yulee, Florida; brother, Steve Hendrix and his wife Cathy of Leesburg, Georgia; 3 grandchildren, Brittnie Hendrix of Westminster, Colorado, Brian K. Hendrix, Jr., and Emma Hendrix both of Yulee, Florida who tell everyone �he�s the world�s best Papa�, brother-in-law Steve Fowler of Yulee, Florida, sisters-in-law, Peggy Scott of Cobb, Georgia and Tisa Fowler of Snellville, GA as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Because of current circumstances, Kirby will be laid to rest as part of a family graveside service.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at Blackrock Baptist Church at a future date.