Vernon Hendrix, Ph.D., died a peaceful death in his home in the mountains of western North Carolina on February 5, 2020, after a long illness. Vernon is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jeanne Dorle, his daughter Abbie Martin, his son Volney Hendrix, and two grandchildren. Before his retirement, Vernon was a scholar, educator, and consultant with a focus on statistics and sampling design. He retired from the University of Minnesota after more than 30 years on the faculty. He was a skilled pilot, loved flying, and enjoyed living in Manhattan and North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, Vernon would welcome donations in his name to the Southern Poverty Law Center or the American Civil Liberties union (ACLU).
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