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George Drayton Kendrick, Jr.

June 8, 1926 March 5, 2019
George Drayton Kendrick, Jr.
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George Drayton Kendrick Jr., age 92 of Pikeville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at his home.
He was insurance agent with Life and Casualty/American General Insurance for 40 years, a former member of the Kiwanis and former chairman of the U.S. Selective Service Draft Board. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Army becoming a Staff Sergeant at the age of 18 and was in combat 6 months before turning 19 in the Philippines.
George was born at Gulnare, Kentucky on June 8, 1926 the son of the late George D. Kendrick Sr. and Maxie Williamson Kendrick.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Jones Kendrick and an infant sister, Katherine Kendrick.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Lenora Thompson Kendrick and one daughter, Mary Elizabeth "Liz" (Russell H.) Davis of Pikeville.
He is also survived by three grandchildren, Kate Lambert (Chase) of Paducah, Ky., Laura desCognets (Russ) of Lexington, Ky. and Sarah Featherston (Hays) of Lexington, Ky. and seven great-grandchildren, Rex Gay, Luke Gay, Tripp Lambert, Davis desCognets, Ellie desCognets, Georgeanna desCognets and Bobby Featherston.

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6:00 PM 3/7/2019 6:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 3/7/2019 9:00:00 PM
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home

703 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501

J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home
703 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville 41501 KY
United States





11:00 AM 3/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pikeville United Methodist Church

Main Street
Pikeville, KY 41501

With Pastor Willard Knipp officiating. Serving as Pallbearers will be Russ desCognets, Chase Lambert, Hays Featherston, Jim Rogers, Frank Dawahare, Marty Fish and Colby Reasor. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be, Jeff Coleman, Todd Coleman, Emily Coleman, David Thompson and Louie Kendrick. Military Rites will be conducted at the Johnson Memorial Park by the Johns Creek DAV Chapter 166

Pikeville United Methodist Church
Main Street Pikeville 41501 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Johnson Memorial Park Final Resting Place

South Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501

South Mayo Trail Pikeville 41501 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pikeville United Methodist Church Building Fund

P.O. Box 311
Pikeville, KY 41502

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