Butterworth Funeral Home - Arthur A Wright Chapel & Queen Anne Columbarium
520 W Raye St, Seattle, WA
Alvin "Al" Curtis Hendricks
22 September , 1929 – 17 October , 2019
Alvin C Hendricks, affectionately known as "Bubba" passed away Thursday October 17, 2019 at midnight. Alvin was born on September 22, 1929 to Alvin & Mildred Hendricks in the Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA. At six years old his parents took him to Coal Creek, Alaska where for six years his father worked on a Dredge digging for gold and living off the land. Later back in Seattle after graduating from Garfield High School, Alvin married Audrey Welch (1950 - 1963) and had three children, Cindy, Tammie, & Laura who passed away in 1976. He then joined the Marine Corps and fought in the Korean War in one of the worst battles of the war known as The Chasin Reservoir.
Alvin then graduated from Seattle Pacific University and in 1955 joined the Seattle Opera Chorus and singing became a passion for the rest of his life. In 1964 Alvin went to Venezuela to work as a music teacher in the oil camps of Maracaibo, here he met and married the love of his life Narcisa Aristimuno (1966 - present) and had another child, Manny.
In 1969 back in Seattle they purchased the El Capitan Apartments in downtown Seattle which was and currently is the family's baby. Alvin also was a long-time member of the Masons, the Shriners, and other fraternal organizations including the United Commercial Travelers and al.so. has donated Financially and his time to many local organizations for many years including the Seattle Pacific University Hendricks Pavilion.
Alvin Curtis Hendricks is a true hero to his family and friends and community and will forever live in our hearts.
Alvin is survived by his wife Narcisa Aristimuno Hendricks, his son Alvin Manuel Hendricks "Manny", his 2 daughters Cindy & Tamie Hendricks, and his granddaughter Sarah Al-Hussein.
- Visitation Saturday, 2 November , 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, 9 November , 2019