George L. Kendall, 76

FEB. 29, 1936-JUNE 1, 2012

June 11, 2012
  • Kendall

George L. Kendall, 76, of Bowden, Ga., formerly of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, at his residence.

Born Feb. 29, 1936, in Foxville, Md., he was the son of the late Virginia and Clyde Kendall.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary.

He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force in Germany from 1954 to 1958.

He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 39 1/2 years of serving as a carrier.

He hosted a Sunday radio show on WYII, "Old Country Church Hour," with his late wife. He was a member of the Morning Star Singers. He was an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician, and an extremely talented guitarist, playing since the age of 8. He played with numerous country bands. He loved entertaining, donating his time at various churches and nursing homes.

He is survived by a son, Todd Kendall and his wife, Kayomi, of Falling Waters, W.Va.; three grandchildren, Dusty, Christian and Scotty Kendall, and four great-grandchildren, all of West Virginia; a dependable brother, Gary Kendall and wife, Fran, of Cedartown, Ga.; half sister, Betty Jane Dingle of Maryland; foster sisters, Margaret Justice and Diane Biser; a foster brother, Michael Bolinger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and late wife, Mary, he was preceded in death by a brother, C.B. “Chub” Kendall; half brother, C.R. “Bob” Kendall; and sister-in-law, Sis.

A graveside memorial will be Saturday, June 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St., Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a charity of your choice.

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