Kenneth Ray “Slink” Hendershot Obituary, Death, Funeral Details

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Kenneth Ray “Slink” Hendershot Obituary, Death – In the presence of his devoted family, Kenneth Ray “Slink” Hendershot, age 71, of Caldwell, Ohio, died away on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at Altercare Summit Acres Skilled Nursing & Rehab. He was the son of the late Harry Ray and Ruth Enid Garvin Hendershot and was born on February 26, 1952 in Zanesville, Ohio.

He belonged to the Knights of Columbus Council 2565 and the St. Stephen Catholic Church in Caldwell. Slink graduated from Caldwell High School in 1970, where he made a number of friendships that lasted a lifetime. He later enjoyed a prosperous career, spending a considerable amount of time working for both Summit Acres Nursing Home and the Dana Corporation.

His devoted wife of 50 years, Becky Archer Hendershot, whom he wed on March 3, 1973, is the only person remaining to treasure his memory. Together, they brought up three sons: Caldwell residents Jamie Ray (Jamie) Hendershot, Simon (Martina), and Adam (Alicia Williams). Olivia, Colton Ray, Mea, Jada Rae, and Averi Hendershot had a proud papa in Slink. His sister Linda Williams of Burlington, North Carolina, and brother Jay (Mary) Hendershot of Sarahsville, Ohio, are also left to care for him. Additionally, he leaves behind a number of friends, nieces, and nephews who will treasure their memories of him.

The Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724, will host guests for visitation on Friday, June 9, 2023, from 3 PM to 8:00 PM. The visitation will be followed at 8:00 PM by a Rosary Service led by the Knights of Columbus. The Rev. Fathers Thomas Nelson and Dale Tornes will officiate at a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 10:00 AM at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Caldwell. Following, there will be a burial in Caldwell’s Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.