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Johnny C. Hensley

March 9, 1947 ~ October 13, 2019 (age 72)


Johnny C. Hensley, 72, formerly of Duryea, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Highland Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Exeter.


Born in Marshall, NC on March 9, 1947, he was a son of the late Chester C. and Leta (Baldwin) Hensley.


Johnny loved watching movies and sports; especially high school football and college basketball.  He enjoyed music and played in the Smoky Mountain Rangers at Rocky Glen Park.  He was a gun slinger in a cowboy show at the park and also worked at the sister park, Ghost Town in the Sky, Maggie Valley, NC.  He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Alice E. Concert, who passed away on May 28, 2015; infant daughters, Alicia and April, who passed away on November 27, 1979.


Surviving are his loving daughters, Lisa Orth and her husband Matthew, Duryea; Crystal Guerin and her husband, Robert, Hughestown; 3 grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Ryleigh and Kaci; brothers, Robert, Mallie and Arthur and sisters, Frances and Virginia, all of North Carolina.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 530 Main St., Avoca, with Pastor David Walker officiating.

Friends may call Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Arrangements have been entrusted to Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Avoca.

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October 18, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethel United Methodist Church (Avoca)

Celebration of Life
October 18, 2019

7:00 PM
Bethel United Methodist Church (Avoca)

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