An owner operator of Miss Behaven Express Inc., she was a Jehovah's Witnesses. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a retired coal miner.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bert Hensley and Nancy Cloud Hensley; six brothers: Matthew Hensley, Andrew Hensley, Denver Hensley, Cloude Hensley, Joe Hensley and Ike Hensley; and two sisters: Iva Bailey and Tilda Hensley.
Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Goforth Hensley, Watts Creek; two children: Robin Eugenia Hensley Teshon and husband, Steve Jr., Lily; and Dawn Danielle Hensley Cornett and husband, Daniel, Totz; two brothers: Hilbert Hensley and wife, Virginia, Corinth; and Conley Hensley and wife, Ruth, South Carolina; and three sisters: Mildred Cloud, Lexington; Myrtle Brown, Keith; and Nancy Sue Miller, Dayton, Ohio; one grandson, Zachary Ryan Teshon; two step-daugthers, Ashley Teshon and Stephanie Teshon; and two step-grandchildren.
Visitation is Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Loyall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Elder Kyle Thompson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hensley Family Cemetery in Coldiron.
Pallbearers will include Daniel Cornett, Steve Teshon Jr. and family and friends.
Loyall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.