James H. Kendall, 86, Greencastle, died Sunday. He was born on May 16, 1921 to Jesse and Goldie Custis Kendall.
He was a veteran of WW II and served in the Army. He married Beryl Surber April 30, 1946. She preceded him in death in June, 1989.
He was a retired truck driver from Motor Freight, Greencastle. He was an avid hunter and co-founder of the Deer Creek Coon Hunter
s Association and held a single engine Pilot
Surviving are children Melvin Kendall and wife Sheri of Greencastle, Terry Kendall and wife Pam, Greencastle, James F. Kendall and wife Joan, Tallahassee, Fla. and Carolyn Harris, Tallahas-see, Fla.; 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Mary Sapp, an infant daughter, Thelma Jane Kendall; and son Ricky Kendall.
Funeral services will be at 1p.m. Wednesday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Paul Bowen officiating.
Internment will follow at Fillmore Cemetery.
Visitation will be two hours prior to services.
Condolences may be e-mailed to INHPR@keystonegroup.com.