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Hi, I am one of Mr.Kendrick's students. It truly pains me to find out the news. I can truly say he was the best math teacher I've ever had. He was patient and very sweet. A very caring man and he always was there to help. He was a very kind soul, always telling jokes and stories of his life. He always talked about how much he loved teaching, and I'm very glad I was able to be a student of his. I will miss him.


Posted by: Destiny Meares - Harvet, IL - Student   Jun 20, 2018

John Kendricks and I were Type 1 diabetes buddies. We kept each other encouraged as we struggled to live with this dreadful disease. I'm so deeply sadden. Prayers of comfort for his family.


Posted by: Karla Mitchell - South Holland, IL - Coworker   Jun 20, 2018

John was always so giving. I did some computer work for John when I worked at Thornton. He was so grateful when I fixed his wife's laptop. He had met my wife and daughter. My daughter was just a little girl and John proceeded for a couple of years to give me some unique little gifts for her at Christmas. I'll never forget that or the kindness he showed whenever I paid a visit to Thornton after leaving. Condolences to all of his family.


Posted by: Andrew Chidester - Manhattan, IL - Coworker   Jun 20, 2018

My deepest condolences to Mr. Kendrick's family and friends, you will be kept in my prayers. Unfortunately, I did not have the experience to be able him as a teacher at Thornton, but I was able to be blessed by his kind & joyful presence when we would converse in the hallways occasionally. He often encouraged me to upkeep my good doings, so I can only imagine the immense care he had for his students. Once before, he even gave

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Posted by: Jamyya Harris - Harvey, IL - Student   Jun 20, 2018

You will truly be missed, words cannot express how I'm feeling.


Posted by: W Russell - Harvey, IL - Coworker   Jun 20, 2018

We will keep John's family in our thoughts and prayers. I am a former TTHS alum and college baseball coach. I always enjoyed my talks with John during his coaching years! I very much appreciated his energy and conviction.

Rest in peace John.


Posted by: Ed Mathey - Sycamore, IL   Jun 20, 2018

My Deepest Sympathy to John's Family:

Mr. Kendrick was not only a great teacher he was special human being to know. He was one of the teachers who was blessed with great ability to work with our young people. We will miss him. Rest in peace Mr. Kendrick..


Posted by: Denise Johnson - Dolton, IL - Coworker   Jun 20, 2018

My deppest sympathy to the family. Mr kendrick was my freshman year mathe teacher. He taught me so much and always encouraged me to dp my best. He always pushed me in class to do better. When I walked down the halls he always called me "Mr Green" and asked how I was doing and . He encouraged me to read more and to to pursue my dreams. He will truly be missed at thornton for the amazing teacher that he was.


Posted by: Michael Green - Dolton, IL - Teacher   Jun 20, 2018

Mr. Kendrick was my math teacher at TTHS my junior year. He was a great teacher and he make sure that you understand the concept of math. He will be truly missed. One of favorite math teachers at TTHS. RIP Mr. Kendrick gone but never forgotten


Posted by: Keisha Ware - Chicago, IL - Student   Jun 20, 2018

I'm just grateful I got to know you not just as a teacher but someone that was invested in our success and future. You will be truly missed.


Posted by: Taylor James - Lansing, IL - Teacher   Jun 20, 2018