Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


December 25, 2012

James Etsill Hensley - 1953-2012

HUNTINGTON — James Etsill Hensley, 59, of Huntington, W.Va., formerly of Catlettsburg, died at 2:40 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Feb. 17, 1953, in Logan, W.Va., to the late Walter Hensley and Myrtle Baldridge Cross.

He retired as a server at Community Kitchen.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Gregory Hensley and Freddie Hensley.

He is survived by five children, Angie, Betty, Sammy, Katie and Amanda; 11 grandchildren; seven brothers, David Hensley of Ashland, Terry Hensley of Westwood, Tim Hensley of Huntington, Larry Hensley of Ashland, Danny Hensley of Hopkinsville, Walter Hensley of Ironton, Ohio, and Charles Hensley of Ashland; and two sisters, Brenda Hopson of Cleveland, Ohio, and Robin Porter of Wurtland.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland by the Rev. Roger Branham. Burial will be in the Coalton Cemetery.

Friends may call an hour before services Thursday at the funeral home.

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