William Hensley Obituary

William  Lester Hensley
William Lester Hensley

September 27, 1936 - April 7, 2019
Born in Marion, North Carolina
Resided in Clinton, Utah
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William Lester Hensley
September 27, 1936- April 7, 2019

William Lester Hensley (Bill) was released from this mortal life on April 7, 2019.

Bill was born to William Donald Hensley and Edith Lamb on September 27, 1936 in Marion, North Carolina.

He married Glenna Green on August 17, 1957 in Las Vegas, Nevada. To this union was born: Mike (Cherie) Hensley, David (Kelly) Hensley and Craig (Kelly) Hensley.

Bill served over 22 years in the United States Air Force. He wore senior enlisted crew member wings and flew more than 12 combat missions on a C-141 aircraft into and out of Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. He was also certified State and National Emergency Medical Technician instructor from 1973 to 1977.

He earned 2 Bachelor’s Degrees from Weber State University. He was a ski instructor at Powder Mountain for 20 years and taught all of his grandchildren how to ski.

Along with skiing he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

He is survived by his 3 sons, 6 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren, his sister, Doris and brother, Donald Bruce. He was preceded in death by his wife Glenna, parents and siblings Jeanne and Jack.

The family would like to thank the staff at the George E Wahlen Veterans Home for their wonderful care and compassion to their father.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the George E Wahlen Veterans Home-Activities Fund, 1102 North 2100 West Ogden, Utah 84404.

A viewing will be held Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6-8 PM and Friday, April 12, 2019 from 11:40 - 12:40 with the Services to follow at 1:00 PM at Myers Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West Roy, Utah.

Interment will be in the Clinton City Cemetery.

Condolences may be shared at www.myers-mortuary.com




Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 South 1900 West
Roy, UT US 84067
April 11, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
April 12, 2019
11:40 AM - 12:40 PM
Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 South 1900 West
Roy, UT US 84067
April 12, 2019
1:00 PM