John Paul Hensley II, 52, of Load, KY, went to be with the Lord Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, KY.
He was born on April 8, 1966, the only child of John Paul and Sandra Kay Osborne Hensley of Load.
He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Flatwoods where he served as a trustee. He was a true friend to many and he loved his family dearly.
John was a retired deputy for the Greenup County Sheriff's Office. He started his law enforcement career with the city of Wurtland later moving to the city of Greenup before being hired as a deputy at the sheriff's office. After several years on the road he then became the Greenup County High Schools resource officer.
He is survived along with his parents by his wife, Della Elizabeth "Libby" Hensley; a son, Robert Kevin Black and his wife, Carrie, of Load; two daughters, Elizabeth Dawn Clark and her husband, Dusty of Flatwoods, and Kimberly Renee Houston and her husband, Ryan, of Argillite; five grandchildren, Kyle Rickman, Caleb Dale Black, Ethan Tyler Matthews, Kelsey Leigh Matthews and Hunter Lee Houston; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup, KY, by Brother Marvin Boggs. Burial will follow in the Ogle Cemetery in Lawrence County, KY.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. Thursday till the time of the funeral at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at wrightsfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 14, 2018