BENTON, Ky. — Gerard “Whitey” Kendrew, 3928 Barge Island Road, Benton, formerly of Hermitage, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, in his home. He was 79.

He retired after 33 years at Tampa (Fla.) Electric Co.

A Marine Corps veteran, Mr. Kendrew served during World War II and the Korean conflict and was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1084, Benton.

Survivors are: his wife, the former Midge Phillips, Benton; three sons, Eric Kendrew, Valrico, Fla.; Jody Woodcock, Fairdealing, Ky.; and Gregory Woodcock, Tampa; two daughters, Wendy Kendrew Suarez, Lutz, Fla.; and Tina Kendrew Tieken, Pompano Beach, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Kendrew; his mother, Elizabeth McCallough Kendrew; and three brothers.

No services are scheduled.

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