William P. "Billy" Hendrix, 49
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GRAY - William P. "Billy" Hendrix, 49, of Summer Lane, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, Feb. 13, 2107.
Billy was born in Port-land on Aug. 15, 1967, the son of the late Ralph R. Sr. and Gloria H. (Jackson) Hendrix. He attended local schools, graduating from Portland High School in the Class of 1986.
He earned his B.A. in business from Husson College, graduating with high honors, and began a career as a CPA.
Billy began his career in account-ing working for two different public accounting firms. He then became the CFO for Clynk for a period of time before taking his current job at the Friends School.
In his spare time, Billy enjoyed attending his son's, nieces' and nephews' sporting events; golfing and fishing; was an avid Raiders, Yankees, and Bruins fan; and enjoyed collecting coins.
Billy was a longtime communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Portland, and a volunteer with the Center for Grieving Children.
His family described him as a happy, big-hearted man who got along with everyone.
Billy was predeceased by a sister, Karen Hendrix, in 1962; and a brother, Danny Hendrix, in 2011.
He is survived by his son, Nicholas P. and his wife Heather Hendrix, of Portland; a sister, Diane M. and her husband Jay Menario, of Portland; four brothers, Carl and his wife Sue Hendrix, of New York; Ralph Jr. and his wife Anne Hendrix, of Scarborough; John and his wife Christina Hendrix, of Standish; and Jimmy Hendrix, of Massachusetts; four grandchildren, Dillion McKeough, Thomas Mullen, Nora Hendrix, and Addie Hendrix, all of Portland; special friend Chan Hendrix, of South Portland; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, from 9-11 a.m. at the
Conroy-Tully Walker South Portland Chapel,
1024 Broadway, South Portland. A memorial service will follow at the chapel at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. To view Billy's memorial page, or to share an online condolence, please visit: www.ConroyTullyWalker.com.
Those who wish may make contributions to help with expenses by visiting Nicholas Hendrix Facebook page to view the
Go Fund ME Account.
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Homes
South Portland, ME 04106
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 16, 2017