OBITUARY

John Henry Hensley

October 27, 1950November 10, 2020
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John Henry Hensley, 70, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home.

Born October 27, 1950 in Fredericksburg, VA he was a son of the late Henry C. Hensley, Jr. and Ella Mae (Prince) Hensley. On December 29, 1973, he married the former Patricia Earman. The two shared a blessed marriage of 46 years together.

John was a member of All Saints Anglican Church, Charlottesville. He was co-owner of H.C. Hensley and Associates where he worked as an accountant for 30 years. Prior to retirement, he was employed with the State of Virginia where he worked as an auditor. He served his community for many years as a volunteer firefighter and EMT with Wilson, Stuarts Draft and Augusta County Fire Departments. John will be remembered as an amateur radio enthusiast by those who knew him best.

In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his son, Robert Christopher Hensley and wife, Jennifer of Waynesboro; granddaughter, Harper Grace Hensley; brothers, Hugh R. Hensley and wife, Katie of Tampa, FL and Richard C. Hensley of Alexandria, VA; sister, Teresa H. Cerminara of Waynesboro; special sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sudie and Tom McComas of Waynesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 W. Main St., Waynesboro. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all who plan to attend will be required to wear a facemask and practice social distancing.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Augusta Memorial Park with Rev. Sean McDermott officiating. All who plan to attend are asked to meet directly at the cemetery. ***With the COVID-19 update issued on November 13, 2020 all who plan to attend will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing.***

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Augusta Health Foundation, C/O Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes of Waynesboro.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his son, Robert Christopher Hensley and wife, Jennifer of Waynesboro; granddaughter, Harper Grace Hensley; brothers, Hugh R. Hensley and wife, Katie of Tampa, FL and Richard C. Hensley of Alexandria, VA; sister, Teresa H. Cerminara of Waynesboro; special sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sudie and Tom McComas of Waynesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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  • DONATIONS

  • the Augusta Health Foundation, C/O Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 15, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, November 16, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating

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Patricia Shiflett

November 21, 2020

Pat & Family, our deepest sympathy for the loss you have with loosing John. Please know that sweet memories and God’s love will sustain you. God’s blessing on you Pat and your family. A fellow co-worker and friend, Pat & Family

BO Bower

November 17, 2020

John was not only a good person. John was also a good firefighter. Whenever or whatever had to be done John was there willing to help. Special assignments he was there. I could always depend on him as his fire chief sadly miss rest in peace brother. Bo Bower

Della Taylor

November 14, 2020

We were so very sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was such a nice guy and we have fond memories of him both from church and Chris’s little league baseball games. Sending prayers for your family to have many sweet memories.
Jamie and Della Taylor

Theresa Layne

November 13, 2020

My thoughts, prayers and sincere sympathy are with you during this difficult time. May your many fond memories carry you through the days and weeks ahead.

Judy Hevener

November 13, 2020

Dear Hensley Family,

My prayers are with you in your loss. When my son, Jordan Houser, was playing little league baseball at the same time as Chris, our family spent a lot of time together on various area ballfields and had the pleasure of getting to know Mr. Hensley then. May God comfort you as only He can as you mourn his death and celebrate his life, and may warm memories sustain you in the days ahead.

Bunny Hearn

November 12, 2020

John and his family attended elementary school with me (old Stuart’s Draft Elem). We didn’t see each other once we went to different high schools until John registered, years later, for an EMT class I was teaching. He was a great student and fun participant in class and he gave selflessly in volunteer organizations in Augusta County.

Prayers for peace to John’s family.

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