Francis Joe Hendricks of Richmond Mo. passed away on 4/19/2020 at his home in Richmond Mo.

Joe was born on 10/24/1934 to Myrtle (Wormsley) Hendricks and Alvie Hendricks of Lawson, Mo.

Joe was a hard-working man all his life and had many various jobs through the years. he worked for many years at various grain elevators, he worked for many different farmers and he was for a time a police officer in Archie, Mo.

Joe is survived by Annette Leatherwood whom he loved dearly and often said she made him a better man. His son Bobby Potter of Independence, Mo. His grandchildren and his great grandchildren. Step daughter Sherri Rush of Richmond, Mo. Stepsons Mike Leatherwood of Oklahoma and Chris Leatherwood of Kansas City, Mo. he is also survived by three brothers, Robert Hendricks of Independence, Mo., Donald (Jessica) Stockton of Rockville, Mo., and John Stockton of Richmond, Mo.

Three sisters Shirley Ellison of Lexington, Mo., Nellie (John Sheehan) Hagemann of Kansas City, M., and Connie (Dave) Powell of Richmond, Mo., and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He is also survived by his fur baby Miss Kitty, who misses him dearly.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, his step father William Stockton, Jr., his son, Francis Dean Hendricks, his sister Eva Ramseyer, and his step daughter Karen Ford.

There will be no services per Joe’s wishes. His wish was to be cremated and his ashes buried by his mother in South Point Cemetery, Orrick, Mo. Arrangements entrusted to Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond. Please remember to share your memories of Joe with the family by visiting