Buck Hendrickson


1948 – 2017

The man, The myth, The legend….men wanted to be him, and women wanted to be with him.

Buck Hendrickson’s story began March 11, 1948. His earthly journey ended on November 19, 2017. He received an invitation to join those who had gone before him, his father, R B, first born son, Joshua, grandparents, aunts and uncles who await his arrival. His soul lives in each member of his family as he journeys on to meet those who were gone before him.

Buck leaves to cherish his memory his mother Ruth Robertson, his sisters Min Rose Miller, Margaret Jones and her husband Andrew Jones, his children Tyler, Jordyn, Beth, and Matthew.

“I am part of all that I have met” God blessed Buck with a radiant personality. During his career, Buck helmed the engineering and product development initiatives for many factories serving a number of industries including automotive, agricultural, construction, fire arms, government and law enforcement. His background also includes serving 10 years as plant production manager for Chrysler Corporation where he developed a new tooling design and process for the Dodge Viper. He received an industrial management degree from Central Michigan University. Later in his career he consulted with companies on new growth plans for manufacturing, product development, sales and marketing, and restructuring. Buck also served his country as a member of the United States Army, Viet Nam Era, championing veterans rights and needs throughout his life.

Bucks family asks that you spend time with your children; laugh often, tell jokes, sing off key, gaze upon a sunset, dance, rock out to the Rolling Stones and make a toast to enduring friendships, look up at the night sky, listen to country music, shoot a gun at least once in your life, drive a souped-up car, eat some morels and have a shot of moonshine, and REMEMBER BUCK! OK, OK!

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneral.com.