Obituary of Wendell Henley
Wendell Meyer Henley, age 59, passed away at home surrounded by love on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. He was born April 21, 1959 in Sylvatus to Walter and Phyllis (Taylor) Henley. Wendell was an exceptionally skilled mason whose work will be around for generations to admire. He was an amazing and loving father and Pappy who took pride in his children and their accomplishments. He wholeheartedly supported his children and nurtured their beliefs and dreams. Wendell was also known for his sense of humor.
He is survived by children Bradley, Rachel and grandson Thaxton Henley of Christiansburg, VA; Stephen Dusty and Jessica Henley of Asheville, NC; Taylor Henley and Alicia Arnold Rural Retreat, VA; Lindsey Henley, Culley Groseclose and granddaughter June Groseclose of Cripple Creek, VA; Dillon-Ray Henley; Wyatt Henley and Leslie Hoover; and Sydney Henley, all of Crockett, VA. Siblings Wilma and Darrell Nole of North Carolina, Larry and Darlene Henley of Virginia, Jan and Ronald De Vasier of Texas, Ron and Teresa Henley of Virginia, Terry and Wanda Henley of Kentucky, Fred and Vanessa of Virginia, Betty Henley Bishop of Virginia and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is proceeded in death by his father Walter Ray Henley Sr., mother Phyllis Josephine Henley and brother Junior Henley.
Family will be accepting friends at the home in Crockett, VA Thursday and Friday, November 1st and 2nd from 4- 8pm. A celebration of life will be held Saturday November 10, 2018 with visitation 2-4 with service starting at 4 at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 110 Dungeon Springs Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382. Brother Terry Henley will be presiding. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com
Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.