Mark Allen Kendrich

Mark Allen Kendrick, 46, Independence, MO passed away Monday, March 23, 2009 from complications with diabetes.

Mark was born October 30, 1962 in Kansas City, MO the son of Gerald L. “Jerry” and Phyllis (Staggs) Kendrick. He attended Englewood Christian School and St. Mary’s High School. He was of the Baptist faith. Mark enjoyed the simple things in life. He enjoyed writing music and playing guitar in his band “War Horse” with his son Sean, fishing, gardening, learning about his Cherokee Indian History and he especially loved his family. Mark is survived by his wife, Cathy Kendrick; children; Sean and Catrina, of Independence; 5 grandchildren, Hallie, Christian, Triniti, Brandon, Jr. Markus Allen; parents, Jerry and Phyllis (Staggs) Kendrick of Independence; sister, Rachel Cox and her husband Michael of Lee’s Summit; and nephew Austin. He was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents Jack and Reba (Floyd) Staggs and Buck and Ruth Kendrick.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, March 29, 2009 at Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St. Independence, MO. Graveside services will be private. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Juvenile Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements; Speaks Suburban Chapel.