Brandon Lee Hendricks was born March 13, 1972, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He graduated from Russellville High School in Arkansas in 1990.
Brandon interrupted his college in 1999 to enter the U. S. Navy. He attended Hospital Corps School in Great Lakes, Ill., and graduated with Honors and Distinction as the Class Valedictorian. He also received Student of the Month, two letters of Commendation and a letter of appreciation for being the Education Petty Officer. He completed Field Medical Service School in February 2000 and was assigned to a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital unit in Okinawa, Japan.
In March 2001, Brandon transferred back to the United States to proudly serve with the 1st FSSG Medical Battalion at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
HM3 Brandon Lee Hendricks is survived by his mother, Linda L. Stumpff of Russellville, Ark.; his father, Mike Hendricks of McCook; and two brothers, Michael and William Hendricks, both of Lincoln, formerly of McCook.
Services will be at Veterans Park at 21st and Boulder, in Tulsa, Okla., on Dec. 22 at 1 p.m.