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David Hensley

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David Hensley

Canton - David Allman Hensley, age 74, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center.

A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Charles and Naomi Justice Hensley. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Kathaleen Hensley. He retired from Crossmark Sales in Charlotte as district supervisor with more than 40 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Doris Ford Hensley; a daughter, Shanna Hensley Hawkins and her husband, David, of Asheville; a sister, Dorothy Keith and her husband, Clell, of Hendersonville; and three grandchildren; Ashley Browning and Dillon and Derek Hawkins.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Charlie Sams and Mr. Neil Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family of Mr. Hensley would like to extend a special "Thank You" to the staffs of John F. Keever/CarePartners Hospice of Asheville as well as The Heritage Lodge in Hendersonville for the wonderful care that David and his family has received.

Memorials may be made to , 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on July 18, 2014
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