Richard Hendershot, age 59, of High Bridge

Richard Hendershot, age 59, of High Bridge, NJ passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his brother’s home in New Braunfels, TX.

He was born on September 13, 1955 in Tewksbury, NJ.  He was a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County prior to moving in with his brother in Texas one month ago.

He was the son of the late Roy and Mable Dilly Hendershot.

Richard’s wife, Judith Ann Hendershot, passed away in April of 2012.

He was a truck driver, working for many companies over the years, most recently working for Casper Disposal in Annandale, NJ.

Survivors include 3 daughters; Brenda Lannigan of Phillipsburg, NJ, Jessica Mann of TX and Jennifer Meza of Phillipsburg, NJ. 8 grandchildren; Joseph Lannigan, Christian Lannigan, Andrew Lannigan, Arianna Huberta-Hendershot, Aiden Huberta-Hendershot, Meghan Meza-Hendershot, Dyannah Urbanski and Dillon Urbanski.  4 brothers; Leroy ‘Duke’ Hendershot, Robert Hendershot, Peter Hendershot and Raymond Hendershot.  2 sisters; Carol Hendershot and Ella May Hendershot.

Predeceased in addition to his wife by 1 brother; Jimmy Hendershot.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 11am to 12noon.  Followed by Funeral Service at 12noon.  All at Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home, 66 Main Street, High Bridge, NJ 08829.  Interment at Fairmount Rural Cemetery in Califon, NJ.

Memorials can be made to Hope Hospice, 611 N Walnut Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130 or Hunterdon Humane Animal Shelter, 576 Stamets Road, Milford, NJ 08848.