July 12, 1964 – July 11, 2022
Christopher Hensley died Monday, July 11, 2022 in Sacramento. He was one day close to turning 58.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 5 at the Nevada City Chapel of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hollow Way.
Chris was born July 12, 1964 in Mountain View to Walter and Diane Hensley. He graduated from Nevada Union High School in 1983. He worked in the auto body repair business for about 45 years. He was a skilled automotive painter and coachbuilder. He worked at Nugget Auto Body for most of his career. He worked briefly in Washington State. Later he worked for Rolly’s Auto Repair.
He loved all outdoor activities. Among his favorite activities were dirt biking, mountain biking and snow skiing. He enjoyed sharing these activities with his three sons.
He will be missed by his family and friends. He had a large group of loyal friends who gathered to say goodbye the day before he passed away. He was a devoted family man, a loving father and a great friend.
He is survived by his parents, Walt and Diane Hensley of Grass Valley; brother and sister-in-law, Craig and Jackie Hensley of Sacramento; the mother of his three sons, Teresa Hensley; and his three sons Griffin, Rory and Wyatt Hensley of Grass Valley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Foothills.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.