Troy L. Hensley, 50, of Aledo, Illinois, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at home. Cremation has been accorded. A gathering to celebrate his life will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Mercer County VFW Post 1571. Private burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be left to the Mercer County VFW Post 1571. Fippinger Funeral Home is serving the family and online condolences may be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Troy was born January 22, 1964 in Aledo, Illinois to Albert and Betty Brown Hensley. He graduated from Westmer High School. He married Dana M. White February 14, 2013 in Aledo.
Troy was employed as an assistant manager for Stanley Foods in Texas, He later worked for Morgan Builders and owned his own restaurant and catering business. He retired to Aledo due to ill health and worked as a cook at the Mercer County VFW and Legends.
Troy enjoyed barbeque, fishing, golfing and boating.
Survivors include his wife, Dana, two sons, Kevin Hensley of Houston, Texas; Craig Hensley; two step-children, Dallas and Amanda Garr of Burlington, Iowa; three sisters, Lesley (Jim) Jones; Debbie (Bob) Rogers, all of Bayard, Iowa; Tammy (Rod) Brommel of Stewart, Iowa; two brothers, William (Jennifer) Hensley of Winterset, Iowa; Kevin (Theresa) Abbadusky of New Boston, IL; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Thursday, May 29th, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Mercer County VFW Post 1571