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Lloyd "Buster" W. Hendry

January 13, 1944 ~ August 3, 2018 (age 74)

Lloyd W. "Buster" Hendry, 74, of Wabash, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at his son's home in Roanoke, Indiana.  He was born in Fulton County on January 13, 1944 to the late Wilson G. and Blanche (Fidner) Hendry.  

Buster married Kathleen "Kitty" Patterson on April 16, 1966 and they had a loving, devoted and comical marriage for 52 years.  Buster served in the United States Army National Guard.  He retired from General Tire in Wabash.  Buster was a member of the National Garden Tractor Pullers Association and the United Steel Workers Union.  

Buster was a genius with engines, big or small, and could fix any engine, even when no one else could. He was an avid sports fan.  Buster was a very selfless and humble man and he was devoted to his wife, Kitty and to his family.  

Buster is survived by his wife; sons, Tim (Ashley) Hendry, Roanoke, Ted (Stephanie) Hendry, Fort Wayne; daughter, Dawn (Ken) Koger, Naperville, Illinois; six grandchildren, Deek, Lucy, Kori, Talon, Lily and Jett; sisters, Dorothy Trumbower, Fort Wayne, Carol (Bill) Yocum, Wabash, Margie Crick, and Jeanie (Joe) Daughtery, Wabash.  He is preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. 

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Father Tim Wrozek officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Lawns Cemetery in Wabash.  Visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials are to be directed to Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN  46814 or to St. Bernard Catholic Church, 207 North Cass Street, Wabash, IN  46992. 

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