Herbert Lee Hensley, age 93, of Bristol, VA was born March 23, 1929, and he passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at his home.  He was a lifetime resident of Bristol, VA, a member of Campground United Methodist Church and was a founding member of Goodson Kinderhook Fire Department.  Herbert was a machinist by trade and ran Twin City Auto Machine until 1987 when health issues prompted him to sell to his son, Gary.  He then spent his retirement years working non-stop on the farm he loved.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Vanhook Hensley; son, Michael Hensley; his parents, Maynard and Jennie Hensley; nine siblings, Leona Dinkins, Gertrude Myers, Dorothy Rodefer, Edward Hensley, Viola Hensley, Bobby Hensley, James Hensley, Frank Hensley and David Hensley.

Herbert is survived by his son, Gary Hensley (Wanda); daughter, Janet Barker (Gordon); granddaughter, Jenny Hensley (Micah); six grandsons, Gary, Jr. Hensley (Blakleah), Steven Hensley, Danny Hensley (April), Jeffrey Hensley (Cassie), Joseph Barker (Keri), Adam Barker (Teresa); nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Services will be private.  A private burial will be held in Campground Cemetery, with Pastor Ken Osborne and Bobby Griffin officiating.

A special thanks to neighbors, Jake Hicks and Mike Horton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to Malone Cemetery, 19335 Campground Road, Bristol, VA 24022.

Online condolences may be made to www.weaverfuneralhome.net.