Donald William Hendricks, 58, of Taylorville passed away at 6:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in his home, surrounded by his family.  He was born on October 15, 1960 in Taylorville, the son of Herbert and Shirley (Smith) Hendricks.  He married Leann Nizzio on January 14, 1999 in Taylorville.  He attended Ranken Technical College in St. Louis, earning his degree in Building Trades. Don retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation where he worked as a highway maintainer for 28 years.  He had a love of woodworking and home improvement projects.  More that anything, he loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.  

Don is survived by his wife: Leann Hendricks of Taylorville; parents: Herb & Shirley Hendricks of Taylorville; daughters: Jayme Hardin (Matt) of Taylorville and Jessica Hendricks of Centralia, Missouri; bonus children: Aubrey Jordan, Lindsay Hoover (Jason), and William Jordan all of Taylorville; sister: Diane Lewis (Gary) of Springfield; brothers: Doug Hendricks and David Hendricks (Hilda) of Taylorville; 8 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a son, Drew Hendricks.

In keeping with his wishes, Don will be cremated, and no services will be held.  


Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.  


McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.


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