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Oliver “Bud” Lee Hensley, Jr. March 12, 1962 - March 7, 2018

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.


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    Renney says

    So sorry for your loss! I pray for comfort through this difficult time. I cannot imagine the void you must feel and I pray that the weight lifts with the thought of Bud walking with our Lord.

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    Beth Lane-Brown says

    I know what it’s like to lose a sibling. The best I can explain is your family is like a wagon wheel and if the wheel loses a spoke things don’t balance out quite right. You have had your share of loss and for this I am so sorry.
    I will have the entire family in my prayers today and many more to come.

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    Charles ray miller says

    Sorry to hear about Bud. My condolences to the entire family. Great family and good people.

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    Lois Malenky Mills says

    Dear Sharon and Family, I am praying that God will comfort you and give you peace through this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

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    Lisa Stringer says

    May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    Kevin&Kyle says

    I only knew Bud for a short period of time, but I can’t even begin to express how much we’ll miss him. Bud was a bright, welcoming person who would make you feel like you were apart of the family the moment you stepped in the door. Always willing to do things for others without a second thought and easygoing, he’ll always have an impact on our lives and everyone else that spent time with him. An unforgettable person who would cook unforgettable food; we’ll miss you.

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    Steve Roby says

    There was only one “Bud” and I am proud to have known him as a dear friend. My heart was broken with the news of his passing. I can’t say enough about Bud and the memories I will always cherish. My deepest sympathies go out to Oliver, Kay, Katherine, Sharon, Paula, Patricia, Stephen, Kevin, the grandchildren and all his friends and family. May God be your light and your comfort through these difficult times! I will miss my brother Bud and hope to meet him again in Heaven where there is no pain, or tears.

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    Heather Baker says

    Kevin I am so saddened to hear the news of your fathers passing. My deepest condolences go to you, Levi and your entire family. I will be praying for you and your family may God be with you in your time of sorrow.

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