Douglas “Doug” James Hendrix, 64, passed away on August 17, 2020 surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 21, 2020 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Rev. David Stout officiating. Memorials can be made in Doug’s name to the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan. Those wishing to sign Doug’s Memory Book online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.
Doug was born on March 9, 1956 in Fremont, Michigan to Charlotte and Eugene “Gene” Hendrix. Doug graduated from Lakeshore High School in 1974. On June 23, 1979 he married Cheri Baushke and together they had two children Kimber and Paul. He spent his life serving the Southwest Michigan Community as a General Contractor where he completed a variety of construction jobs. Throughout his life he supported a variety of local causes including, Lakeshore Athletics, Lakeshore Bands, and the Humane Society of Southwest Michigan. Doug enjoyed cooking, but his greatest hobby was spending time with his many friends and family.
He is survived and will be missed by his wife Cheri; two children Kimber and Paul (Megan); grandson Logan; a sister Joanne (Al) Mayer: and brother Dave (Sandy); and his mother-in-law Shirley Sink. He was preceded in death by his parents Charlotte and Eugene Hendrix.