David G. "Dave" Hendricks, 84, Boyertown, went home to be with his Lord on Jan. 11 at his residence.He was a beloved husband for 42 years to Nedra Hosfeld (Moser) Hendricks.

He was born in Hilltown Twp., Pa. to the late Clarence and Martha (Gross) Hendricks.

Hendricks was the founder of WBYO [107.5FM] in 1959 in radio.

Boyertown. He had the " Singin' Down South," "Wunnerfitz Hour (Pa. Dutch Hour)" and the "MilkBucket Serenade" programs on the

Hendricks was a member of the National Religious Broadcasters Association for 50 years and was a former board member of Milford Park in Zionsville, Pa.

Throughout his lifetime, he was a promoter and master of ceremonies for many Southern Gospel Music Concerts in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Prior to owning the radio station, Hendricks was a composer of many gospel songs.

He enjoyed reading his Bible, writing gospel songs, taking pictures of covered bridges, traveling and collecting Winross trucks and milk bottles.

He was a member of Salem Bible Church of Macungie, Pa.

In addition to his wife, Nedra, he is survived by:

€¢ Ruth Moyer (sister) and husband, Raymond of Harleysville, Pa.

€¢ James Hendricks (brother) of Harleysville, Pa.

€¢ Shirley Hendricks (sister-in-law) of Morwood, Pa.

He was preceded in death by:

€¢ Titus Hendricks (brother) and Irene Hendricks (sister-inlaw).

Funeral services were on Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Salem Bible Church, 8031 Salem Bible Church Rd, Macungie, Pa.

Visitation was held at Anders Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday at Salem Bible Church from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Burial was at Fairview Cemetery in Macungie, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Bible Church c/o Building Fund.

Arrangements were made by Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, Pa.

To send obituaries contact editor Courtney McEachern at 610-367-6041, ext. 240 or cmceachern@berksmontnews.com

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