May 30, 1960 - November 12, 2019
Glen Earl Hendrix, 59, passed away Tuesday, November 12, at his home in Sugar Land, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 22, at Earthman Southwest Funeral Home in Stafford, Texas. A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 9:00 am.
Glen was born May 30, 1960, the son of Carol Henry and Mildred (Richter) Hendrix in Bryan, Texas. He was baptized and confirmed in Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in College Station, Texas and graduated Bryan High School in 1978. While in high school, Glen worked at the local Dairy Queen near Bryan High School and Gibsons Hardware at Redmond Terrace in College Station. After graduation, Glen pursued an electronics certification and degree from the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Program at Texas A&M University in 1980.
Upon completing his degree, he moved to Houston, Texas and began his career with Geosource as a technician, working on and testing seismic equipment for fourteen years. He continued his career at Input-Output, Inc. as a manufacturing manager followed by time served at Texas Instruments. For the past eleven years, Glen had worked at Geospace, Inc. in Houston, Texas. Over his work tenure, he developed many close friendships with his associates. Glen was a person of many interests during his life. He was known as an avid golfer, bowler, jet skier, and also enjoyed deep-sea fishing and mountain biking. To many that knew him well, he enjoyed his gun collection and had a passion for preparing and smoking barbecue and was very well known for his participation in annual chili cook-offs.
Glen also enjoyed multiple trips to Las Vegas with friends for celebrations and attended various musical concerts with his favorite artists including the The Eagles, Steve Miller Band, Motley Crue, and Dave Matthews Band, in addition to many other classic rock artists. Glen enjoyed regularly attending games for his Houston teams, the Texans and The Aeros Hockey team. Glen had an extensive movie collection and was a huge fan of old western movies, especially John Wayne classics. He enjoyed time with his family.
Glen is preceded in death by his parents, Carol and Mildred Hendrix. He leaves to cherish in his memory his brother, David Hendrix of Missouri City, Texas; sister, Cheri Hendrix Blankenship and husband Dean of Missouri City, Texas; his adoring nieces and nephews, Chloe Grace Blankenship, Alec Dean Blankenship, and Breck Ann Blankenship; his close and dear colleagues from his work family.
Memorials may be made to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1001 Woodcreek Drive, College Station, TX 77845.