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Jerome "David" Hensley

June 2, 1957 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 60)

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Jerome “David” Hensley



Jerome “David” Hensley, Jr. age 60, of Highland, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Munster.  He is survived by his parents, Jerry and Eileen Hensley (nee Jewett) of Highland; sisters: Carri (Bill) Cole of Highland, Diane Hensley of Highland, Kelly Hensley of Lexington, KY, and Carol Schaap of Highland; one daughter, Amber (Michael) Shumate of Royal, IL;  grandchildren: Aidan, Ericka, Eithan, and Jayson, all of Royal, IL; one niece and many nephews and his life-long childhood friend, Darrell La Bounty.

David was a graduate of Highland High School, class of 1975. David was a proud veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force. During his time in the Air Force he trained as a jet mechanic then went on to be in the Transportation Industry as a dispatcher/truck driver.  In his younger days David loved to hunt, fish, go bowling and was a big prankster. He was well loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) with Rev. Steve Kosinski officiating.

Friends are invited to meet with the family for a time of visitation at Bocken Funeral Home on Friday, August 4th from 4:00 until 8:00 pm. For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600, or visit us at

 Service Information

August 4, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

August 5, 2017

10:00 AM
Bocken Funeral Home

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