Nathan Gale Hensley

November 26, 1939June 9, 2018

Nathan was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Frank and Emma (Gorden) Hensley. Throughout his life, he lived in Perkins & Carney, Oklahoma as well as Kansas City, Missouri. While in Oklahoma, Nathan worked as a police officer for eight years with the Perkins and Agra Police Departments. He was also a truck driver for 21+ years throughout his life. Nathan enjoyed collecting knick-knacks and model cars and enjoyed playing golf in his free time. He loved spending time with his family and the more time he spent with them, the more content he was. He especially enjoyed his time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Nathan will be remembered by his family for having a huge heart open to all and accepting everyone into his life as family. He did not know a stranger, everyone he met, he considered a friend. Nathan passed away on June 9, 2018 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Emma; two brothers, Bennie Hensley and Frankie Wayne Hensley and a sister, June Dowell. He leaves behind to cherish his memory a daughter, Shannon Hensley; two sons, Steve (Terri) Hensley and Jon Hensley; four grandchildren, Joshua Nelson, Zacery Nelson, Emma Hensley and James Hensley; two great-grandchildren, Mason and Nathanael Nelson; a brother, Walter "Bud" Hensley and a sister, Verna Mae Shipman. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m. at New Hope Cemetery, Liberty, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home.


  • Frank James Hensley, Father
  • Emma A. Hensley, Mother
  • Bennie Hensley, Brother
  • Frankie Wayne Hensley, Brother
  • June Dowell, Sister
  • Walter "Bud" Hensley, Brother
  • Verna Mae Shipman, Sister
  • Shannon Hensley, Daughter
  • Steve Hensley, Son
  • Terri Hensley, Daughter-in-law
  • Jon Hensley, Son
  • Joshua Nelson, Grandson
  • Zacery Nelson, Grandson
  • Emma Hensley, Granddaughter
  • James Hensley, Grandson
  • Mason Nelson, Great Grandson
  • Nathanael Nelson, Great Grandson


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Nathan Gale Hensley

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Dwight and Becky Charlton

June 11, 2018

Sending hugs and praying for comfort and peace for all my family.
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