Owen Wayne “Peanuts” Hendrix, 91, of Marshall, IL passed away 1:54 AM Sunday, June 7, 2020 in the comfort of his home surrounded by family. He was the owner and operator of the Hendrix Sawmill which had been operated by his family since 1921. In 2017 he retired as the Marshall Twp. Road Commissioner after 46 years of service. Wayne was born Nov. 11, 1928 at Marshall, IL, the son of Owen Justin and Ada M. Burkett Hendrix. On March 5, 1955 he married Norma J. Tingley at Methodist Church of Darwin, IL and she preceded him in death on March 23, 2008. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Virginia Challis, Imogene Graff, Wilma Slayton and Rosalee Guyer. Surviving are four daughters, Jill Strohm, Kim (Tony) Williams, Tia (Jim) Arthur and Melissa (Steve) English all of Marshall, IL; grandchildren, Bryan (Casey) Strohm, Kelly (Brandon) Welsh, Adam (Kim) Strohm, Andy Williams, Abby (Scott) Boerner, Ryan (Meghan) Arthur, Charlie English, Andy English and Tyler English; great grandchildren, Isabel, Anna, Max, Olivia, Ben, Henry, Emery, Susie, Reese, Sam, Ava, Theodore, Ada, Chase, Chasitey, Connor and Brody and several nieces and nephews. He served this nation in the 31st Infantry of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of both Clark Co. Post #90 of the American Legion and VFW Post #5975. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Marshall and the Clark County Democrats. A 1946 graduate of Marshall High School and following graduation he attended Illinois Wesleyan where he played football prior to attending Indiana State Teachers College. His true love was working with his father at the saw mill in the community he truly loved. Military graveside services will be 6:30 PM Friday at Marshall Cemetery. A public drive through visitation will be held 3:00 to 6:00 PM Friday at Pearce Funeral Home. When attending please approach the funeral home by going south on Fifth St. at Archer Ave. Continue south for three blocks and turn East on Maple St. Please enter parking lot on south side of the funeral home. For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall Cemetery Association. pearcefuneralservices.com.