Edward E. Henrdicks, 88, of Hixson, was received by his heavenly Father, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.He had been a member of Dividing Ridge Church of God. Edward was a retiree of TVA and a member of DVA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving his country in World War II. Edward was a mason belonging to the Hixson Masonic Lodge 727 F&AM, the Scottish Rite Society and the Alhambra Shrine.He was preceded in death by his parents, Elliott and Maude Hendricks; sister, Swanee Richey and brothers, Jack and Dorman Hendricks.Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Junia M. Hendricks; son, Gary E. (Pam) Hendricks; grandchildren, Brandon A. (Joanie) Hendricks and Nathan E. Hendricks; great-grandchild, Nolan B. Hendricks and several nieces and nephews.Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in the funeral home chapel with Bishop Sonny Wilkes officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203.Visitation will be today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.Special thanks to Life Care - Home Health, Caris Hospice and the Soddy-Daisy Health Care.Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.