Mr. Oliver “Bud” Lee Hensley, Jr., 55, of Lake Cormorant, MS, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at his residence in Lake Cormorant. Mr. Hensley was a pipe fitter most of his adult life. He took pride in his work and career and was extremely hardworking. Mr. Hensley was unstoppable and never let anything deter him from completing a job or project. According to his family and friends, he was a very selfless person and was always willing to lend a helping hand, anytime or anywhere. He enjoyed being outdoors working in the yard and especially cutting grass. Mr. Hensley was a kind and thoughtful gentleman, who was loved by everyone who had to pleasure of meeting him. He loved people and his goal was to make everyone smile and laugh with his humorous personality. Mr. Hensley loved his family dearly and made sure to call daily and keep in touch. His world revolved around his sons and grandchildren, they were truly his lifeline. Mr. Hensley’s memory will continue to be cherished by his family and friends whom he shared his life with.
Mr. Hensley leaves behind his loving companion of fifteen years, Katherine Inez Charlton of Lake Cormorant, MS; parents, Oliver Lee Hensley, Sr. and Kay Hensley of Horn Lake, MS; three sons, Lee Hensley of Arizona, Stephen Paul Hensley (Allison) of Lakeland, TN, and Kevin Lamar Hensley of Hernando, MS; three sisters, Sharon Malone (Arnold) of Southaven, MS, Paula Durley (Chris) of Dothan, AL, and Patricia Keel (Keith) of Olive Branch, MS; two grandsons, Levi Hensley of Hernando, and Grant Austin Hensley of Lakeland; one granddaughter, Mattie Ruth Hensley of Lakeland. Mr. Hensley also leaves behind a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, James Guy Hensley.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations and memorials in honor of Mr. Oliver “Bud” Lee Hensley, Jr., be made to Horn Lake Fire Department Station 2 (5711 Hwy 51, Horn Lake, MS 38637).
Visitation will be held Friday, March 9, 2018, from 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home (290 Goodman Rd E; Southaven, MS 38671), with the funeral service following at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel at Twin Oaks Funeral Home. Interment will be at Evansville Baptist Church Cemetery (471 Evansville Rd, Coldwater, MS 38618).
Arrangements made by Twin Oaks Funeral Home (662) 349-9720.