Joseph Earl Hendrickson


Joseph Earl Hendrickson, of Indianapolis, formerly of Adair County, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in Indiana.

He was born June 26, 1936 in Columbia, Kentucky, to the late William Oscar & Martha Lee Holt Hendrickson.


Joe worked at L.E. Isley & Sons for 17 years and Allison Transmissions for 28 years where he retired.


Survivors Include:


His devoted and loving wife of 59 years – Veachel Mae Hendrickson of Indianapolis

Three Daughters – Brenda Edwards & Linda Hendrickson both of Indianapolis & Jennifer (Delven) Barfield of Atlanta


Three Grandchildren – Ashley (Markus) Graves, Michael Edwards & Kayla Barfield


One Great-Grandchild – Alayna Graves


Four Brothers – Thomas Amos & John R. Hendrickson both of Indianapolis, Walter O. (Sandra) Hendrickson of Louisville & James A. G. (Emma J.) Hendrickson of Greensburg


Four Sisters – Mattie F. Hardin of Campbellsville, Sarah E. Jackson of Columbia, Ada L. (Joseph) Duncan of Indianapolis, Naomi E. (Roy) Embry of Greensburg


God-daughters – J. Deneise (Albert) Oliver-Dumas, Sharon (Harold) Jiles & Victoria (George) Thomas


Host of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends


Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. at Oasis of Hope Baptist Church, 1701 E. 25th St., Indianapolis, IN.


Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Friday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North in Indianapolis.


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This obituary information is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in Columbia



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