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John "Ken" Kendrick

d. June 28, 2022

Longtime resident of Fayette County, Dr. John K. (Ken) Kendrick passed away on June 28, 2022 in Fairhope, Alabama from complications of myelodysplastic syndrome. He was born in Florala, Alabama on August 22, 1939. Dr. Kendrick graduated from Covington County High School in 1958, the University of Alabama in 1964 and with honors from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1968. He served in the US Air Force after graduation from dental school and started his first practice in College Park, Georgia in 1971 eventually moving the practice to Fayetteville in 1989. He so enjoyed treating his many patients spanning his 48-year career. He retired in 2016 and moved back to his roots in South Alabama. Always smiling, singing, or laughing, Dr. “K” loved to travel, work on the “farm”, and avidly follow the Alabama Crimson Tide. His legacy is a shining example of life well lived. He was predeceased by his parents, Thad and Mildred Prestwood Kendrick, his brothers, Douglas, Frederick, and Charles Kendrick and his first wife Susan Lee (Conrad) and son John K. Kendrick II and stepson Mark Brooks. He is survived by his wife Yvonne, sons Jeff (Sherry) and Scott (Kristie), daughter Ashley (Allen), and stepson Coby (Ambar) Brooks. He had many grandchildren: Andrew, Haley, Susannah, Caroline, Matthew, John, Carson, River, Lane, Elle, Camille, Ginella, and Isabella. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 29, 2022 at One Church, 2130 Redwine Rd, Fayetteville, GA 30215, with a reception to follow. A private burial will follow on Saturday the 30th at Greenwood cemetery in Florala, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation in Ken’s name. ARRANGEMENTS BY WOLFE-BAYVIEW FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC. 19698 GREENO RD. FAIRHOPE AL. 36532 (251) 990-7775
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Friday, July 29, 2022

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Saturday, July 30, 2022

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