Hugh Morton Kendrick, 86, of Mooreland passed away Friday, December 30, 2022 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle. He was born October 15, 1936 in Parnell, KY a son of the late Joseph Hugh and Ima Mildred (Carr) Kendrick.
Known to be one of the best basketball players in Mooreland Bobcat history, Hugh was very proud of his ability to play basketball at a high level and was the leading scorer in Henry County during his high school playing days; he graduated from Mooreland High School in 1954. Following high school, Hugh married the love of his life, Jodelle Lewis; they were happily married for 66 years prior to her passing in January of 2022.
Hugh was a 1989 retiree of Dana Corporation in Hagerstown and served the company for approximately 35 years. He also had a farm and enjoyed raising cattle. Hugh also enjoyed Kentucky Wildcat Basketball, annual fishing trips to Canada with his buddies and he loved growing a large garden every year just to share it with others.
Survivors include his children, Hugh Bryan (Diane) Kendrick of rural Farmland, Lori (William) Halstead of Mooreland and Brenda Blevins of Lexington, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Lindsay (Kaine) Snyder, Zachariah (Tamara) Blevins, Shelby (Ryan) Barnes, Tyler (Reba) Halstead, Derek Halstead, Nick Halstead, Russ Cronk and Ryan (Stacci) Cronk; 19 great grandchildren; cousin, Joseph Bruce (Jolena) Sutherland of Muncie; and many friends and his church family.
In addition to his parents, Hugh was preceded in death by his wife, Jodelle (Lewis) Kendrick; sisters, Margaret Atchison and Joanne Ramirez.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Mooreland Friends Meeting in Mooreland with Pastor Brenda Earley officiating. Burial will follow in Mooreland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Memorial contributions may be given to Mooreland Friends Meeting, P.O. Box 180, Mooreland, IN 47360. You may express condolences or share a memory of Hugh at