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November 25, 2012

Bobby G. Hensley

May 29, 1938 - Nov. 24, 2012

ANDERSON, Ind. — Bobby Glenn Hensley, 74, of Anderson, died Nov. 24, 2012, at Saint John’s Medical Center, after a short illness.

He was born May 29, 1938 in, Tuckerman, Ark., the son of Loyell and Eunice (Healy) Hensley.  

He attended elementary school at Alicia and Egypt Elementary Schools in Arkansas, then Chesterfield Elementary, followed by Franklin Middle School and graduated from Anderson High School in 1956.

Bobby was employed as a tool and die maker with Delco Remy for 37 years; retiring in 1998. He had also been employed by Golds, Pay Less and Standard grocery stores.   

He was a member of Madison County Coin Club and Anderson Slow Pitch Softball League.  

On March 8, 1996, he married Judy (York) Hensley, in Chesterfield.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Hensley; three daughters, Vicky Hensley (Roxie Coble) of Carmel and Cathy Swafford (Keith Vores) and Shelly (Vaughn) McCoy, all of Anderson; nine stepchildren, Rob Faucett of Asheboro, N.C., Melinda Faucett of Anderson, Ted (Vickie) Magers, Bill (Judy) Magers and Peggy (Mike) Reynolds, all of Anderson, Susie (Derek Hansen) Bowen of Noblesville, Patty (David) Hart of Crestview, Fla., Mike (Tamera) Magers of Pendleton and MaryAnn Polinsky of El Paso, Texas; three brothers, Dale (Dean) Hensley of Lake Placid, Fla., and Jim (Judy) Hensley and Ray (Diane) Hensley, all of Anderson; 19 grandchildren, Gunnar and Nathan Coble, Katie Rains, Danielle Swafford, Evan and Austin McCoy, Thomas and Krista Faucett, Julie (Pat) Petrowsky, Stacy (Phil) Savage, Stephen Magers, David and Ben Bowen, Meghan and Mandy Hart, Christina and Addi Magers and Liz and Emily Polinsky; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Carl Hensley; and granddaughter, Kristy Moore.

Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service, 229 S. Rangeline Road, Anderson, officiated by Rob Mifflin. Cremation will follow the funeral services.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.   

Memorial contributions may be given to the Madison County Humane Society.

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