Blue Ridge Funeral & Cremation Service       7626 Highway 213      Mars Hill, NC 28754     Phone: (828) 680-0287      Fax: (828) 680-9965      Email: brfs@blueridgefuneralservice.org

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Garry Hensley

Garry "Bruce" Hensley

Monday, November 8th, 1948 - Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Garry Bruce Hensley, 71, of Mars Hill, died Monday, December 30, 2019. Mr. Hensley was the son of the late Clarence and Reva Forrester Hensley. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hensley is preceded in death by his grandparents, Zade and Dorothy Callahan Forrester and Bob and Pearl Laws Hensley; and great granddaughter, Willow Elizabeth Hensley. Garry was a US Air Force Veteran and retired from Andy Oxy Company. He coached little league baseball and assisted with youth league football.

He is survived by his wife, Emma Lou Angel Hensley; daughter, Samantha Hensley; son, Mark Hensley (Jennifer); sister, Kathy Branks; grandchildren, Nicole Hensley, Lorna Hollifield (Kimsey), Grayson Hensley (Haley), aunt, Wanda Sams; uncle, Richard Forrester and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service. Reverends Scott Dotson, Scott Joseph Dotson, and Timothy Henderson will officiate. Burial will be Friday, January 3, 2020 at 11:00 am in the Little Ivy Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00pm prior to the service.

The family would like to express special thanks to Care Partners Home Hospice, Dr. Virginia Barnhardt, Nurse Aaron Tyson, and social worker, Nancy Schenkel for the compassionate care given to Mr. Hensley.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service
    Address
    7626 Hwy 213
    Mars Hill, NC 28754
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 7:00pm
    Location
    Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service
    Address
    7626 Hwy 213
    Mars Hill, NC 28754
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Scott Dotson
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Scott Joseph Dotson
    Rev. Timothy Henderson
  • Interment

    Location
    Little Ivy Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    1053 Crossroads Pkwy.
    MARS HILL, NC
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Rosa Lee's children and family.

Posted at 01:04pm
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dennis lafond

Posted at 07:43am
So Sad to hear this news of his passing. Garry Was a great guy. Sorry for your loss. Dennis Lafond, Andy Oxy. Co.
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Louedith Watkins

Posted at 08:54am
Emma Lou, I was so sorry to hear about Bruce. I’ll always remember the good times we shared at all the ball games. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Louedith
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Eva Blinder

Posted at 08:42am
My sincere condolences to Emma Lou on the loss of her beloved husband.
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Linda Hunter Thomas

Posted at 05:45pm
So sorry for the loss of a childhood friend! I know he is not suffering in this life now and is resting in the arms of our Lord and Saviour! Emma and family, my prayers are with you all at this!
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