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Ira Markham “Mark” Hendricks, 69, Vero Beach
April 09, 1951 – February 24, 2021
Ira Markham “Mark” Hendricks, 69 of Vero Beach, Florida by way of Crystal Springs, Mississippi passed away Wednesday, February 24th with his loving wife by his side.
Mark was born on April 9, 1951 in San Diego, California to his parents Creath and Ira Hendricks. He grew up in the South with a deep love for all things Mississippi; especially Ole Miss and Civil War battlefields. He relocated to Florida where he married Barbara “Barbie” Custer Hendricks in 1990. It was then that he began his career with Walgreens, having retired after 29 years in 2019. He then began to live a retired life to the fullest; traveling to Ole Miss and UF football games, watching his grandkids play sports and enjoying time with his precious pup “Kirby”.
Mark was an avid coin enthusiast, history buff, train collector and all around friend. He loved being around his family and watching his daughters and grandchildren grow up and accomplish their dreams.
He is survived by his wife Barbie Hendricks of Vero Beach, FL, a brother Randy Hendricks of Orlando, FL, his daughters Christina “Kimmie” Lamm (Toby) of Vero Beach, FL and Amy Stevens (Adam) of Apex, NC and his grandchildren Abigail “Abi” Lamm, Toby “TJ” Lamm, Jordan Stevens and Caymen Stevens. He is preceded in death by both of his parents, Creath and Ira Hendricks.
Mark’s life will be celebrated at Cox Gifford Funeral home on Saturday, March 20th at 11:00am. There will be a “drive by” procession at 1:00pm at the Hendricks’ residence where people may drive by and wave at the family and offer their condolences. We ask that anyone in attendance please wear the colors red and/or blue in celebration of Mark’s favorite things. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to the charity of your choice or thank a healthcare worker with a random act of kindness in Mark’s name.
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William “Bill” Crawford, 82
December 02, 1938 – February 21, 2021
William “Bill” Russell Crawford passed away Sunday, February 21st, 2021
There are no services scheduled at this time.
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John E. Quinn IV, 82, Vero Beach
October 13, 1938 – February 23, 2021
John Quinn IV, 82, passed on February 23, 2021 in Vero Beach, Florida. He reunited with his beloved wife, Veronica, on the ten-year anniversary of her earthly departure.
John was born on October 13, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY and was a resident of Vero Beach for 15 years, previously residing in Marlboro, NY. He was the devoted father to Laura LaMela, John Quinn, Michael Quinn, Joseph Quinn, and Denise Quinn, as well as a cherished grandfather of 12. John was a veteran of the US Navy, serving 1955-1959.
John was as passionate as he was caring. He had a knack of turning every one of those passions into impressive skills to share with others. A gifted and meticulous builder by trade, he also used his talents to help build up his communities, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in Vero Beach, upgrading home accessibility for people with disabilities, and helping refurbish St. Mary’s Church in Marlboro, NY. John was a devout Catholic and committed countless hours of service with the Knights of Columbus. A talented chef, he was always researching and testing new recipes, preparing delicious meals for his family, and even ran Johnny’s Pizza Shop on Western Avenue, Marlboro, NY. He was a history buff with endless curiosity, always reading and learning about places that would often inspire his next travels. John loved the sunshine, becoming an avid biker and hiker, which were some of his favorite activities to enjoy with friends and family.
He will be affectionately remembered for his smiling blue eyes and booming laughter, as well as his lighthearted pranks and joyful off-key whistling. Most importantly, John spent his abundant life demonstrating the value of family. He led by example with unconditional love, self-sacrifice, and support – and for that, he will be greatly missed.
Services will be held privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations will be made in his name to the charity of one’s one choosing.
“I love you a bushel and a peck. A bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck.”