Charles E. Hendrickson 80, of Flagstaff, Arizona, died Saturday, October 13, 2007, at the Ovilla White Hospice Center in Flagstaff.
He was born Nov. 18, 1936 in Mound City, Kansas, the son of Paul and Naomi (Dory) Hendrickson.
He grew up in Fort Scott and graduated from Fort Scott High School. He served with the U.S. Army during W.W. II. On August 9, 1947, he married Barbara June Chamberlain. They made their home in Wichita until moving to Littleton, Colorado in 1973.
He worked as an account executive and advertising salesman for CARD in Wichita and KOAX-WGN in Denver. He retired in 1984 and had homes in both Farmington, New Mexico and Phoenix, Arizona. His wife preceded him in death on July 25, 2001. He was a member of the Fort Scott Baptist Church, the Albert Pike Masonic Lodge in Wichita, and the Wichita Consistory.
Survivors include one son, Vic, of Durango, Colorado; two daughters, Marcie Young of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Heidi Bendell of Durango, Colorado; one sister, Mary Branider of Fort Scott; one sister-in-law, Liz Armer of Iola; and several grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Hendrickson.
Funeral services with Masonic rites will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Uniontown Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Waugh-Yokum and Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of the funeral arrangements.