David H. “Doc” Hendrix


David H. “Doc” Hendrix, 87, of Chalk Bluff, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Visitation: 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, September 20 at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Graveside Service: 10 AM Wednesday, September 21 at Moore Cemetery in Chalk Bluff.

David “Doc” was born January 8, 1935 in Elm Mott to parents, Lewis Rogers Hendrix and Emily Josie (Reeves) Hendrix, the second youngest of 10 children. David attended school in Elm Mott and GL Wiley in Waco where he excelled in basketball. He also played fast pitch softball in a men’s league where he pitched a mean drop ball. He joined the Navy in 1956 and while stationed in California at Alameda Naval Air Station, he met the love of his life, Leslie. They married in January 1959 and had two children, Johnny and Lisa. The family moved back to Texas in 1973.

David was a skilled woodworker and cabinet maker. He worked for LL Sams, Imperial Woodworking, and retired from Khoury Cabinet Company. David loved camping, water skiing, and old cars and car shows; but his greatest love was his family and grandchildren, especially watching them play sports and music.

Doc was preceded in death by his parents; and eight siblings.

Survivors include wife of 63 years, Leslie Hendrix; son, John Hendrix and wife Monica; daughter, Lisa Willis and husband Bob; grandchildren, Mandi Roberts and husband Jonathon, Casey Willis, Chance Hendrix and wife Suzy, Brady Willis, and Brett Hendrix; great grandchildren, Corbin, Kamryn, Johnny, and Payton; brother, Floyd Hendrix; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to acknowledge a special thank you to the 4th floor staff at Saint Catherine Center, especially therapist Chris, for all of your professional care and concern.

Place of Service: Moore Cemetery , 5071 FM 933; Waco, TX 76705

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Condolence Messages

  1. Prayers and hugs to the whole family! What a blessing for the life he lived and the legacy he leaves behind!
    Pastor Cyndi

  2. Prayers to David’s family and children and grandchildren.
    Praying for Leslie during this difficult time.

    May you look to God for comfort and
    His Love.

    Love to you
    Sandra Carter Van wyk

    May Gods peace be on you.

  3. Community Healthcare of Texas

    Thank you for the opportunity to care for your loved one. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Leslie I am so sorry for your loss. I truly enjoyed knowing David . It was my pleasure to have memories of you both. My prayers to you. Miss seeing you.

  5. Diane Dresner Williams

    John, I am so sorry for this great loss. I pray for peace of heart and mind.

  6. Austin & Beverly Sterling

    On behalf of Doc’s brother, Floyd who is recovering from surgery himself, we lift the entire Hendrix family in prayer. May our Lord provide you with His Grace and Peace in this difficult time.

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