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Richard Lee Hensley

Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Death 15 Oct 2012 (aged 54)
Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100335270 · View Source
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Memorial services for Richard Hensley were Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in the Manes Baptist Church with Rev. John Bray officiating. Teresa Fletcher sang "Amazing Grace," and "Daddy's Hands." Recorded song selections were "Drift Away," and "La Grange." Arrangements were under the direction of the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove, MO.

Richard Lee Hensley, son of William "Bill" and Neva (Hoebucket) Hensley, was born Dec. 10, 1957, in Tacoma, WA, and passed away Oct. 15, 2012, at his residence in Mountain Grove, MO, following a long illness. He was 54 years, 10 months, and 5 days of age.

Richard was half Native American from the tribe of Quileute. Richard lived in several states growing up as a child, but as an adult, Missouri became his home.

He worked in construction throughout his life until his health started failing. Richard was united in marriage to Sherry Loper May 10, 1980. Two sons were born to this union.

For over 30 years, Richard lived and raised his family in Mountain Grove.

Richard enjoyed fishing and history. He was also an avid Seattle Seahawks fan.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William "Billy" Hensley.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry Hensley of Springfield, MO; his sons, Tyler Hensley and his wife, Courtney, of Mountain Grove, MO, and Joshua Hensley and Ashlee Cowin of Springfield, MO; his father, Bill Hensley of Alabama; his mother, Neva Hoebucket of La Push, WA; two sisters, Glenda Hensley and Kay Hensley; two grandsons; and other relatives, neighbors and friends who will miss him very much.


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