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Roger Douglas Hendricks, Sr.

Died June 11, 2022

Roger Douglas Hendricks, Sr., age 81, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 11, 2022.

Born in Harrington, DE, he was a son of the late Franklin Harvey and Mary (Bakota) Hendricks. Roger graduated from Harrington High School in 1958 and from Goldey-Beacom College in 1960.

After basic training with the National Guard, in 1965, Roger started Kenneth G. Lilly (KGL) Fasteners, Inc. with Ken Lilly where he held positions of general manager and vice president. His wife worked beside him at KGL for 20 years until their retirement in December 2001.

Roger is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Priscilla; son, Doug Hendricks, Jr. (Kris) and their children, Alexandra, Joshua and Megan Gallagher (Dan); daughter, Trish Carrico (Charlie) and their children, Matthew and Nicole.  He is also survived by his loving siblings, Betty Taylor, Franklin W. Hendricks (Janet), Beverly Curtis and Jack Hendricks (Nancy Jo).

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 pm on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 E. Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a service and time of sharing will be offered at 12 pm. Interment will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Port Penn Road, Port Penn, DE.

Any friends or family who are unable to attend the services for Roger may live stream the service by clicking here.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Roger’s memory may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 30 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 100 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, or the Harrington High School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 37, Harrington, DE 19952.

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3 Condolences for Roger Douglas Hendricks, Sr.

  • Dear Pris, I’m so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful man. I always will remember Roger and his kind and funny nature .

  • Pris,
    We are so sorry for your loss .
    We will definitely miss him,actually we have missed him for a while now. We always saw him in the yard doing something and he would come over and mow our grass or plow the snow.
    He would tell me he didnt mind helping us out because he knew Ralph worked long hours. He was a great neighbor and a very special man.
    May be rest in peace.
    Karen and Ralph McCall

  • Prayers for you and your family