September 15, 1933 ~ November 7, 2014
James Homer Hendry (Jim) 81, passed away Nov 7, 2014. Born in Washington State, Jim grew up on an Indian Reservation where his father was a physician to Indian tribes of the Northwest. Moving to Georgia, he entered Auburn University and graduated in 1955 with a degree in Business. He remained a faithful Auburn fan and a volunteer recruiter for Auburn football for many years. Following active service as a commissioned officer in the U. S. Air Force, Jim joined IBM and held positions including Senior Marketing Representative, Marketing Manager, and District Education Manager. He retired after 31 years and acted as consultant in Sales Training for the next seven years. Throughout his life, JIm was an avid golfer, sportsman, loved hunting, fishing, and leading fishing groups to Alaska for over 30 years. Jim was a man of faith who loved his family and was blessed with a multitude of friends. Survivors include Donis, his loving and devoted wife of 59 years, sons Don and Jeff of Birmingham, Al., and grandchildren, Leigh, Molly, Margaret Anne, Mary Winston, and John. Memorial Service at 11:00am with reception to follow will be Saturday, November 15, at Briarlake Baptist Church 3715 LaVista Road, Decatur, Ga. 30033. In lieu of flowers, you may consider a gift in memory of Jim to Briarlake Baptist Church.