Kendall Edward Heckadon was born on Feb. 26, 1988, in Overland Park, Kan. He was the son of Kenny and Linda Heckadon. He passed away on June 1, 2008, as a result of an automobile accident at the age of 20. Kendall attended Rich Hill High School and was a graduate of the class of 2006.
He was active in band and baseball. He was employed by 3M, in Nevada. Kendal was passionate about the outdoors. He loved to go fishing, hunting, mushrooming and boating with his life-long hunting partner -- his dad. When his dad was unavailable, he was joined by his dog, Duke. Kendall was the epitomy of a perfect brother. He loved to spend time with his sisters, Kenya and Kenda.
Kendall had another life-long friend -- his mom. He was very close to her and enjoyed going to concerts and just having fun. He was always there for his family and would do anything for anyone, he did not know many strangers.
Kendall spent a lot of time with all of his grandparents. He was what you would call their "right hand" man. Kendall was loved my many, and he loved all, especially the ladies.
Kendall was preceded in death by his uncle, Wayne Yoss. Kendall is survived by his parents Kenny and Linda Heckadon; sisters Kenya McFrederick and husband Adrien, of Hume, and Kenda Heckadon, of the home; two nieces, Milia and Talya McFrederick, and one nephew Peyton McFrederick, all of Hume; paternal grandparents, Ellsworth and Betty Heckadon; maternal grandparents, Vernon and Della Yoss, all of Rich Hill. Kendall will leave behind several aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and extra special loved ones.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 5, at 2 p.m., at Rich Hill Christian Church. Visitation will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m., at Heuser Funeral Home. Interment will be at Green Lawn Cemetery, in Rich Hill.
Arrangements in care of Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill.