Johnny Lee Hensley

Prescott, Michigan
November 1, 1974 - July 20, 2019


Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Harrison Street, Prescott, Michigan 48756.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Harrison Street, Prescott, Michigan 48756


A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Harrison Street, Prescott, Michigan 48756. Pastor Doug Kennedy will officiate.

Obituary Notice

Johnny Lee Hensley, age 44, of Prescott, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Johnny was born November 1, 1974 in West Branch, Michigan to Larry G. and Cheryl L. (Splan) Hensley. He attended Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools and most recently was owner/operator of Johnny Lee Logging in Prescott. He enjoyed boating, riding motorcycles and taking trips to Sturgis, South Dakota, drag racing, camping, and traveling with his family. Johnny’s proudest moments were becoming a grandfather.

Johnny is survived by his parents, Larry and Cheryl Hensley; daughters, Desirae Lee-Santana Hensley of Flint, MI and Shania Jade Hensley of Prescott, MI; grandparents, James & Jean Hensley of Waterford, MI; fiancé, Rachelle LaFleur and her children Travis and Rodney Smallwood, and her grandchildren Bowen and McKenzie Smallwood all of Prescott, MI; brothers, Larry (Dana) Hensley of Prescott, MI, Shane Hensley of Prescott, MI, and Jason Hensley of Prescott, MI; granddaughter, Clair Meyers; many nieces and nephews and friends. Johnny was preceded in death by grandparents, Earl and Betty Splan; friends, Johnny Oszak and Jay Connor.

Visitation for Johnny will take place 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Harrison Street, Prescott, MI 48756. Memorial service will begin Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Kennedy officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be offered at


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family.


You will be greatly missed by many and never will be forgotten RIP Johnny
— Jamie Pastoric
So very sorry for everyone’s loss! Johnny was a good person. I’ve known him for a long time! Fly High my Friend! Until we meet again! Always in our hearts 💕 but never forgotten! Gone too soon
— Nikki Roberts
my deepest and most sincere condolences to the family and friends and loved ones of John he was a dear friend of mine and he will be missed
— Stafford Nolen
So very hear of Johnnys passing. He was a very good friend to my son Dan Carson. Although I did not know Johnny I did hear that he was a wonderful person and will be missed by many, especially my son. RIP. 🙏
— Cindy Carson
Sending healing prayers, comforting hugs and heart felt condolences to Johnnys family and loved ones during this very difficult time. May you find peace in knowing he’s in his eternal home now with his father, our God, until you meet again one day. xoxo
— Shanna Wilson
I’m so sorry for the loss to the family .im heartbroken Johnny was a great man inside & out ..RIP my friend ♥️
— Tammy Ault
As the days come to a end and the night close to days the world is gonna alway being pain . Not a day will go by You my dear friend will be missed dearly and controllability . Please watch over your Daughter Desiray as she lost a very special person with a beautiful heart/soul . There are no words for death .. Embrace everyday with Love and light , the healing will come in time not soon enough tho . I am feeling your pain now til the end of my time I will always love you Johnny and Your family . Rest in Peace and watch over us as another beautiful angel in heavens sky .
— Lu Anne Morgan
My heart goes out to this loving family and our community. He was a neighbor and friend .He will be missed.
— Ellen M Johnson
So very sorry to hear about Johnny! He was an awesome friend that would do anything to help a friend out! Johnny we will miss you buddy and may you RIP! We will never forget your kindness and friendship! We love you Johnny Hensley!!
— Love Roger and Lisa
I'm so sorry the pain you all are going threw. He was just an amazing man & had a big heart. He sure will be missed by so many people. RIH Jonny. We all love & miss you
— Melissa
Johnny will be missed by our family more than words can say,, He was like a bro to my youngest son, Knowing this young man since 1987 grew up with my boys, God Bless all his family n all us friends R.I.P Johnny say hey to my son <3
— Wanda Smallwood Dunham
Love you Uncle John... I will miss you lots!
— Hanna Hensley
Baby your were my hero, my air I breathe the beat of my heart the being of my soul. You built the best life for us. Your loved showed that, baby I sure hope you will show me soon a sign that your at peace and comfort. Baby please wrap your heavenly arms around me just one more time... RIH my Hero
— Rachelle Lafleur
I will love and miss you forever my friend. Sleep with angels Johnny
— Robin Williams May
I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of Johnny.
My heart felt sympathy to you all. May God give you all the comfort that you will need at this time.
— Tammy Watson Brothers
Deepest condolences to the family. Have known Johnny a long time. He will be missed.
— Rick DeCook

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