Russell Hensley, 41, Russell, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at his home after a short illness.

He was born March 26, 1973, in Lincoln, Neb., to Delbert and June (Gray) Hensley. He was a 1991 graduate of Kearney High School, Kearney, Neb. He lived in Russell since 1996, coming from Hastings, Neb.

He married Michele McCullough on Sept. 22, 2001, in Russell. He was a cashier at Casey's General Store, Russell.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; his mother, June Heersink, Minden, Neb.; two stepdaughters, Cassandra, Omaha, Neb., and Alisha, Sydney, Neb.; and two sisters, Toni Burchfield, Independence, Ore., and Muriel Smith, Russell.

He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and a step-sister, Cindy Hensley.

Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Neb.

Visitation will be until 6 p.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

A gathering service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Boy Scouts Troop No. 118 in care of the mortuary.