We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Tiffany A. Smith Life Memorial Centre
But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31
Douglas D. Bradshaw (Donald J. Hendrix, Sr.), seventy-eight of St. Louis, MO, passed away on July 16, 2022, at DePaul Hospital from complications of a stroke.
Douglas was preceded in death by his wife of thirty years, Sharon Thielman Bradshaw; parents, Edgar W. Hendrix, and Anna Lee Hendrix; brother, Edgar Wayne Hendrix; stepsister, Patricia Campbell, and brothers-n-law, Larry Wingfield, and Dennis Scheffler.
Douglas is survived by his children, son, Donald Joseph (Angela) Hendrix, Jr. of Peculiar, MO; daughter, Leticia A. (Jeff) Henry of Palmyra, MO; and stepdaughter, Tiffany S. Thielman of Marina del Ray, CA. He has three grandchildren, Morgann A. (Michael) Diley of Raymore, MO; Lorin A. Henry, and Jordin D. Henry of Palmyra, MO; and great-granddaughter, Edynn Diley of Raymore, MO. His siblings Virginia Lee (Jim) Mohapp, of St. Louis, MO; Carol Hendrix, and Nancy Hendrix Scheffler, of St. Louis, MO; stepbrother William Harold Patterson.
Douglas (Donald) graduated from St. Charles High School and served in the United States Air force for four years. While stationed in Puerto Rico, he met, and married Georgina Chaparro of Aguada, PR., Donald, and Leticia’s mother; he was married to Georgina for thirteen years. He was an employee of Eastern Airlines and retired as a truck driver from Emerson Trucking. He enjoyed the sports of wrestling, football, and basketball. He travelled extensively and enjoyed long drives. He will be remembered as Grandpa Bear by his grandchildren, and loved his little dog, Esther.
A Memorial Service will be announced at a future time.