John Henslee obituary

John Henslee at the Texas Cushman State Meet, October 10, 2019

Starbuck Funeral Home

201 Edwards St
Merkel, TX 79536

Johnny Ford Henslee, 79, died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Hendrick Medical Center. He was born November 27, 1939 in Merkel, Texas. He was the son of Walter and Della Henslee. He married Gloria Veitengruber February 19, 1967 in Lucas, Kansas.

John enjoyed shooting trap, riding Cushman Scooters, and farming and ranching.

He was proceeded in death by his parents Walter and Della Henslee.

John is survived by his beloved wife Gloria Henslee of Merkel; daughter Candice Scott and Husband Spencer of Merkel; daughter Dawn Brenem and husband Scotty of Merkel; grandchildren Hunter Scott; Katelin Millikin; Jacob Brenem; Tate Brenem; and great grandchildren Kadence; and soon to be great grandchild Kimber.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday, October 18, 2019 in the Chapel of Starbuck Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 19, 2019 at First Methodist Church of Merkel with Rhonda Greenwood and Lou David Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

3 thoughts on “John Henslee obituary

  1. Our hearts are broken for Gloria, the family and all who called John a friend. We pray the comfort of the Holy Spirit will surround them. He will truly be missed at the Cushman Club events.
    With our deepest sympathy and prayers,
    Larry and Ginger Freeze


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