Jay D. Hensley, 88, died Feb. 21 at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville. He was born to John Wesley and Dorothy Husky Hensley in Newport, Ark.
Jay worked for Gas America for more than 40 years. He often said he thought of his customers as friends and family. Jay was an avid fan of the Colts, Cubs and Pacers.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Patty Tyner; son, JD Hensley, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Sheila Hensley; sister, Edith Massey of Anderson; step-children, Annette Miller of Denver, Ind., Billy Tyner of Atlanta, Ind., Lorraine Tyner of Kokomo and Denise Evans of Noblesville; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by his daughter, Dorothy Ferris; five brothers; and four sisters.