Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Ray Hendricks

Ray F. Hendricks, 70, of Quincy, died at 5:02 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Blessing Hospital.

Ray Hendricks | Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors, Quincy, IL 62301He was born on December 26, 1947, in Quincy, a son of Dr. Clifford A. and Marjorie E. Lierly Hendricks. He married Linda S. Hendricks (Goehl). She survives.

Ray completed his Master in Business Administration from Culver Stockton in Canton, MO. He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Culver Stockton College. Ray graduated from Quincy High School in 1966. He owned Hendricks Construction Inc. and Heritage Real Estate. He was also a real estate broker from 1970 until 2013.

Ray enjoyed playing the piano and trained classically for over 13 years. He also played the trumpet and organ. He also enjoyed water skiing and boating, fishing, photography, working out and traveling.

Surviving are his sons, Tracy R. Hendricks, M.D. (Jennifer Hendricks) and their children, Andrew, Allison and Anna Hendricks of Springfield, Ill., and Sean D. Hendricks, M.D. and his children, Kieran, Conor and Julia Hendricks of New Orleans, La and his daughter, Nicole R. Hendricks, Ph.D. of Muncie, Ind. He is also survived by his brothers Dr. Clifford A. Hendricks Jr. of Cedar Rapids, Ia and John R. Hendricks of Jacksonville, Ill.

Ray never met a stranger and was known for his great sense of humor, love of music and generous spirit.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin sons, Eric and Derrick Hendricks.

Services: 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. V. Lee Amsler officiating.

Visitation: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

Memorials: Quincy Humane Society or Blessing Cancer Center


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

  1. We have known Greg for about 11 years, he had a good sense of humor, he spoke so highly of his children and how proud he was of them. Greg was at a lot of our family functions over the past several years and shared in many Christmases and birthdays, especially my Mom’s. And he loved Mile High cake. Greg was good to and for my brother Dan. They got to enjoy a lot of things and time together and I now this leaves a void in his heart. Our condolences to his family and especially sympathy, condolences, thoughts and prayers to my brother Dan.

  2. Linda and Family, I’m so sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. I have fond memories of Ray from QHS. He was always such a fun person to be around. My most sincere condolences.

  3. Prayers for the Hendricks Family. May you rest in peace, Ray.
    High School classmate.

  4. Glad to remember Ray as a fine young man and student at QHS. Condolences to family and friends.

  5. I’m so sorry for ur loss. Greg was a great man and even better friend to those whom had the pleasure of getting to know him and I’m so glad that I had the pleasure of knowing him as a friend even though we didn’t see much of each other towards the end he was always a pleasure to visit with whether it be our and bout in public at McDonald’s or at church he was just an all around great person to talk with. R I P my friend til we meet again. My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends. U will be greatly missed by many who knew u

  6. Ray was a good guy and I considered him my friend. I also had the privilege of knowing his sons Tracy and Sean and there are no better people to be found. You know Ray is looking down from heaven and smiling upon them and the rest of his family. God loves those who are good. My condolences to his wonderful family.

  7. Greg was quite a hoot. My thoughts are with you Dan, during this difficult time. You enjoyed spending your time together in so many fun ways. I cannot imagine how difficult it is to not speak with him several times a day as I know you did. It was so much fun to sit with Greg in the audience during one of your performances. He was always so proud of you and would just talk up a storm. Just remember that you both loved each other and keep all the special memories close to your heart.

  8. It was a great joy to know Ray for the last 2+ years. He was a true treasure and blessing to me personally, and to his Salem Church family. My sympathies extend to Ray’s family and friends, which I know are many.

  9. Greg and I spent the last 11 years together enjoying life, traveling, attending the Quincy Symphony, Community Theatre, Tin Dusters, Behind Closed Doors house tours and the Missouri Botanical Garden. He especially enjoyed feeding “the kids” (geese) down at the river. I miss our daily phone calls and times together.
    YOUR Dano

  10. It has been a pleasure these last few years reminiscing with Ray of babysitting with he and Johnny when they were very young and discussing our family ties. Ray was very enjoyable, kind and had Jesus the Lord of his life in the center of his heart. My condolences to Ray’s family and may our Lord Jesus comfort them.

  11. I sat next to Ray in band and orchestra at QHS. He was a real gentleman and serious trumpet player. Condolences to the family.

  12. Ray’s Father, Dr. Clifford Hendricks, was our family doctor for many years. He passed away in December, 1965. Condolences to the Hendricks Families.
    Pat(Dicks) Wentura

  13. Linda, Tracy, Sean, Nikki my heart goes out to you – I have nothing but wonderful memories of Ray. Thank you for being like a second family me. It pains me that I can’t be there.
    Love to you all,

  14. Wish I could have been a person that grew up around you. As a early teenager, I helped my Step-father do nightly cleaning at the Health Clinic on Broadway St in Quincy. John and me were special friends while attending Quincy High School, graduating in 1961. John is a special person, and that’s because he lived within a Special family. God Bless and Keep your brother. Chuck Neil, Waterloo, IA.

  15. My deepest sympathies to you and your family, Linda.
    Although we didn’t hang out with the same friends, we were QHS classmates. My dad, my Uncle Leo ( Monckton ) and Ray’s dad all hunted together back in the day.
    Many great stories were shared!
    Blessings to you all at this sad time.

  16. I will be thinking about all of you during this difficult time. He is leaving a wonderful family.

  17. Rest In Peace Ray! Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family! May God be with your Family through these trying times!🙏🏻

  18. Just want to say i am thankful that i had the chance to meet you. You were a very great friend. Prayers for your family. You may be gone but you are never forgotten Ray. Rip . you will be missed by many

  19. When I met Ray over 35 years ago he was gregarious and welcoming. I was never a stranger in his home. He always had a smile and a joke. My condolences to his family.

  20. Greg was a permanent fixture at Salem Church and will be greatly missed. He always had such a positive attitude and was so friendly. Prayers for his friends and family as you grieve his passing.

  21. I have know Ray for many years and he was a good friend of mine.I’m so very sorry to all his family for your loss.May the Lord be with you all.

  22. Sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones.

  23. Hendricks family,
    I was saddened to hear of your loss. I knew Ray and family before entering kindergarten and spent many enjoyable years with Ray. I have informed the rest of my spread out family or you loss. Carol & I are thinking of you. We know the thoughts and prayers of many are with you in this time of sorrow.

  24. I was fortunate to have known him when I moved to Quincy. He was a sincere person with a positive attitude. Condolences to his family. He spoke highly of all of his children.

  25. My heartfelt sympathy Linda, Nikki, Tracy and Sean. Your dad and I were childhood friends (our dad’s hunted together) and we continued that friendship throughout high, college and later in life. We sure had some good times together. He will be missed by so many.

  26. Ray will be missed by the both of us as he always stopped to greet us every sunday before church and sat at our table after church every sunday to eat donuts and coffee and share stories of the week. our thoughts go out to his family and we know he is not suffering anymore.

  27. Greg was a wonderful person and a good friend. Condolences to his family i will keep you in prayer. He will be greatly missed.

  28. Ray was a good guy and good friend I rented from him in the past ate out a lot together spent a lot of time with him and over all was a good friend and he will be missed but he’s in a better place now god bless him and his family

  29. We send blessing to Ray’s family and friends he was great friend and good hearted man loved his classy cars and friends may GOD keep his arms around Ray RIP our friend u will always be remembered GOD BLESS

  30. My Dear Friend, You will be sadly missed!!!! I will miss our talks and your calls, It was and is a Pleasure to be your friend. Many prayer to all..

  31. With sincerest condolences to the family. “Greg was a great guy and a blessing to those who knew him. May God be with you in your time of sorrow and may your good memories bring to consolation and Gods love bring you peace.

  32. I’m sorry for your loss! Prayers to all family and friends! Ray will be missed! He was a wonderful friend and I am glad I got to know him! Will always remember the good times.

  33. Blessings to the family sorrow for your loss he was my dear friend thank you and God bless you

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