Wayne Hensel(1931 - 2014)


WEAVERVILLE - Wayne L. Hensel, age 82, of Jupiter Rd. died Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Mr. Hensel was born November 23, 1931 in PA and was a resident of Buncombe County for a number of years. He was a retired independent truck driver and also drove for Leicester Supply. Wayne was a US Army veteran. He was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church serving as a deacon in addition to singing in the choir. Wayne was a son of the late Charles L. and Lola Fetrow Hensel; he was also preceded in death by sister, Winifred Westhafer.

Surviving are his wife, Illa Roberts Hensel; sister, Vivian Ritter; brothers Bud Hensel and Marlin Hensel; stepdaughters, Kimberly Rice and husband Jerry Rice, III, their children, Kathy Meyers and husband Brad, their children and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Flat Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Brian Hanrahan officiating.

In lieu of flowers those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider Flat Creek Baptist Church Food Pantry, 21 Flat Creek Church Road, Weaverville, NC 28787.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Aston Park Healthcare for the special care shown to Wayne and the family.

West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave, Weaverville is assisting the family.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Hensel's obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.



Funeral Home

West Funeral Home
17 Merrimon Avenue Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 645-3011

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 13, 2014