Haskel "Ray" Hensley 74, Jonesborough, passed away in his home April 10,2016. He went home to be with the Lord and his precious granddaughter, Cortney Raquel Hensley, April 10, 2016.
Ray was the son of the late Dewey and Nora Bass Hensley. He was also proceeded in death by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
Ray was a lifelong carpenter. He had a passion and love for wood and building. He enjoyed keeping his yard well-manicured and loved riding the lawnmower. Ray will be remembered for always aggravating those he loved, especially the staff of Pioneer Grocery.
Ray was a member of New Victory Baptist church.
Ray married his high school sweetheart Dremia Sue Constable July 23, 1960, whom he leaves behind. Ray is also survived by four sons, Terry and his wife Karen, Scotty and his wife Darlene, Michael Hensley and Josh Hensley of the home, one daughter Angie and her husband Kenny Adkins. Grandchildren Britney Hensley, Lyndsay Adkins Whetsell, Hilary Hensley, Jacob Adkins, Jessica Miller, Kim Livesay. Great-Grandchildren Luke, Aubree, Addie, Cortland, Norah, Zoey, Memphis, Robbie and Bryson; one brother Jake Hensley and a sister Virginia Williams and several nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the entire staff at Davita Dialysis who took such amazing care of him and affectionately called him "Haskel the Rascal".
Funeral services for Mr. Hensley will be Wednesday April 13, 2016 2:00 PM at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. David Snyder and Mr. Bobby Joe Barker officiating. The family will receive family and friends from 12:00-2:00 PM prior to the service and other times at the home.
Graveside services will follow at New Victory Methodist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terry, Scotty and Michael Hensley, Kenny and Jacob Adkins, and Ricky Constable. Honorary Pallbearers will be Josh Hensley and Johnny Burleson.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|My thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
I will always remember his smile and how he loved
to cut up. GOD BLESS|
|Terry, I'm so sorry to here of the passing of your
Dad. You and your entire family are in my prayers.
God bless all of you. |
|Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your family that God will comfort you during this time.
Myra Dill & Family|
|I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. God Bless you all !!|
|May the Holy Spirit give you comfort, Ray will be
|My prays are with u and ur family at this time
RIP BIG GUY God needed another angel|
|My heart and prayers go out to all the Hensley
family. The Bible tells us.. absence of the
body....presence of our Lord. We know Ray is with
thd Lord now.|
||Judy Douglas Briggs
|My prayers and thoughts are with you all
at this sad time. You all will be in my
prayers. With Deepest Sympathy,Judy Briggs |
|| Frieda Harmon
|I will always remember Ray as being a very concerned and
wonderful dad. Michael was in my very first class at JES.
Ray always remembered me every time I saw him and Sue at
a store. He always had a smile on his face. Prayers are sent
from my family to yours.|
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