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Robert Jefferson "Jeff" Hensdill, age 84, of Piney View, WV, passed away at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Born on March 20, 1933, at Fireco, he was the son of the late Jeff Davis Hensdill and Ella Bell Hensdill.
Mr. Hensdill was a retired heavy equipment operator and was a member of the UMWA. He was a US Army Veteran during the Korean War Era and was a member of Faith Baptist Church at Prosperity, where he served as a Trustee. Mr. Hensdill loved woodworking, hunting, fishing, camping and gardening.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Hensdill, and by sisters, Okie and Opal.
Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his wife of nearly 57 years, Norma Browning Hensdill; a son, Jeffrey Hensdill and wife, Emily, of Franklinton, NC; two grandchildren, Tasha Felt and her husband, Jason, of Maple Valley, Washington, Eric Hensdill of San Francisco, California; a sister, Bernice Radford of Piney View, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 1 PM with Pastor Chris Chesley officiating, assisted by Pastor Matthew Hill. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.
Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Roger Browning, Kevin Radford, Mitchell Browning, Brian Okes, Jerry Looney and J.D. Hughes.
Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on June 21, 2017
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