Tilmon James Hensley, 66, of Drexel, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at his residence.
James was born November 29, 1956 in Yancey County to the late Tilmon Hensley and Lona Edwards Hensley. He loved trout fishing.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Jackie Proctor.
He is survived by his daughter, Stacey Hensley Beach and husband Stethen; grandchildren, Stethen Beach Jr., Coleman Beach, and Mason Beach; siblings, Linda Hollifield, Andy Jim Hensley, and Stanley Hensley; numerous nieces and nephews; and his faithful companion Ranger.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 6:00 PM in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Service.
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory in Valdese is assisting the family.