He was a 1977 graduate of the University of Alabama and was an avid fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide. He was a member of the Manker Patton Tennis Club.
Hendon attended Concord Baptist Church in Chattanooga and was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Jasper. He was employed with TVA for the past 11 years, and prior to coming to Chattanooga was employed for more than 20 years with Drummond Coal Company.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Peggy Sue Hendon; son, Kyle Hendon of Chattanooga; daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Brandon Harper of Atlanta; three brothers, Steve (Gaye) Hendon and Sanford Hendon, both of Jasper, and Greg (Angelia) Hendon of Cullman; one sister, Tina (Roy) Reed of McCalla; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Jasper with the Rev. David Byrd and the Rev. Delmus Anthony officiating.
The family will receive friends Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, from 9 until 10 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church. Visitation was also held Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home in Chattanooga, Tenn.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, 727 East 11th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403.
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