Delmer L. Hensley

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    - Rhonda Hensley
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    - Debbie Ashby Trader
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    - Tina & Jim
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    - Sally Smith
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Delmer Lee (Ham) Hensley, 79, of Casey County went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 11 p.m. He was blessed to have his loving family by his side during his final hours. He was born June 4, 1935 in Kenvir. He was raised in Harlan County, where he met the love of his life, his wife of 59 years, Anita (Shorty) Hensley, who survives. He was a lifelong member of the Mason Lodge. He was a proud member of the Dayton IN volunteer fire department. He retired from National Homes in Lafayette Ind. and returned to Kentucky in 1998. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, riding his motorcycle and ranger, and mowing his property. He had a big heart and loved to help others. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, son Delmer Jr. (and wife Melaney) of Lafayette, Ind., daughter Rita Overmyer (and husband CJ) of Warsaw Ind., and son Randy (and wife Ronda) of Indianapolis, Ind.. He is survived by four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters and is survived by two sisters, Jackie Horn (and husband Tom) of Mulberry, Ind. and Dorothy Doan of Evarts. 
A Celebration of Life is planned on Friday, March 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 W Hwy 914, Somerset. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Program at University of Kentucky Hospital, Office of Development, 343 Waller Ave., Suite 303, Lexington, KY 40504. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Casey County News on Mar. 11, 2015