2010-01-14 / Obituaries

Roger L. Hensley Sr.,

Needmore, 58

Roger Lee Hensley Sr., 58, Needmore, died Monday, January 4, 2010, at Harrisburg Hospital.

Born November 13, 1951, he was the son of Herbert L. Hensley of Warfordsburg and the late Mary L. Shoemaker Hill and stepson of the late Kenneth Hill.

He was a 1969 graduate of Hancock High School.

He served in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam and was in the Army Reserve.

He was employed with the state of Maryland as a correctional officer and formerly was employed at Fairchild as a crew chief for the A-10.

He was a member of Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion, Hancock, and was a member of the MCEA.

He was a member of Needmore Bible Church, and he was an avid hunter and fisherman.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Darlene K. Sigel Hensley, whom he married March 18, 1972, at Orchard Ridge First Church of God; two sons: Roger Lee Hensley Jr. and wife Nicole of Clear Spring, Md., and Brian Kenneth Hensley and wife Jodie of St. Thomas; one daughter, Amanda Ellen Hensley of Chambersburg; three sisters: Donna K. Weller, Warfordsburg; Brenda L. Morris, Hagerstown; and Cathy Arnold, Keyser, W.Va.; a brother, Gary W. Hensley, Hancock; 10 grandchildren: Chelsea Smith, Corbin, Carissa, Cayleigh, Claire, Cate, Baylie and Briar Hensley, Alianna Younker and David McDaniel; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services were held Thursday, January 7, at 1:00 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church. Rev. Doug Poffenberger officiated. Burial with military services by Tri- State Honor Guard were in Cedar Grove Christian Cemetery.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Online condolences may be made at www.grovefh.com.

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