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1935 James 2017

James Hensley

November 24, 1935 — July 14, 2017

James O. Hensley, 81 of Switzer went to his heavenly home on Friday, July, 14th at CAMC General Hospital in Charleston, WV.

He was retired from RC Bottling Co. in Micco, WV & served as deacon for many years at the Switzer Freewill Baptist Church in Switzer.

Preceding him in death were his parents Lewis Hensley & Patty Messer Hensley, first wife Eleanor Branham Hensley & 2nd wife Mary Hampton Hensley.  Son Benny James Hensley & grandson Joshua Hensley.

Those left to cherish his memory are sons Robert (Robby) Lewis Hensley & wife Teresa of Dunbar & Matt Keith Hensley of Switzer.  Grandsons Justin Hensley of St. Albans, & Matthew Hensley of Lewis County, WV.  Stepsons; Chuck Hampton of FL, Jack Hampton of Dunbar. Stepdaughters; Regina Curry of Ottawa, Connie Waddell& Belinda Hampton of Charleston, many step-grandchildren & step-great grandchildren.

Services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Switzer Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Carlos Dingess & Rev. Mike Hicks officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.  Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.  Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

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