Joshua Allen Hensel from Apopka, Florida passed away on September 19, 2019 at home at the age of 29 years. Joshua was born on September 6, 1990 in Orlando, Florida. Joshua attended Bear Lake Elementary, Teague Middle School, and Lake Brantley High School where he graduated from June 5, 2009.
Joshua was an active member in Scouts. He joined Cub Scouts and was in Pack 4 & Pack 230 in his elementary years and achieved the rank of Arrow of Light. In Middle and High School he was in Boy Scout Troops 601, 547, and 211 where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He was also in the Brotherhood of the Order of the Arrow.
Joshua also participated in JROTC Air Force at Teague Middle School and AFJROTC program at Lake Brantley High School.
Joshua earned the nickname of “Kledus” in 7th grade and many friends called him that instead of his real name. He was a country boy at heart and loved the Lord. He accepted Christ as Savior in 2001 and was baptized by his father at Lakeview Christian Church.
Joshua was a gentle giant of 6’4, but loved everyone he met. He was always lending a helping hand to those in need. He especially loved snakes from the age of 7 years old. He had many growing up. As he got older he got his 1st dog Dixie and she bore 3 pups and he kept one and named him Bo Bo. He and Bo Bo were inseparable. He, also, had two ducks named Crackers and Duck Duck and a bearded dragon named Apollo.
Joshua will be sadly missed by his parents, Mark and Donna Lee (Worthley) Hensel of Apopka, Florida; sister Amanda (Hensel) Childers and brother in law Jesse Childers and niece Madison and nephew Jonathan of Sorrento, Florida; Brother Jacob Jimmerson of Apopka, Florida; Grandparents Arthur & Shirley Hensel of Port St. Lucie and George & Judith Worthley of Orange City, Florida; Aunts and Uncles – Roberta Worthley of Orange City, Florida; Bill and Leslie Worthley of Waterford, Pennsylvania; Chris and Debi Schutte of Reddington Beach, Florida, Bill and Kim Hensel of Jaco, Costa Rica; Paul and Renee Hensel of Port St. Lucie, Florida; Cousins Kayla Worthley, Shawn Schutte, Brain Schutte, Kevin Schutte, Jeremy Hensel, Laura Hensel, Scott Hensel, Erika Hensel, and Brooke Hensel ; Godparents Mary and Jim Byrd and many devoted family members and friends.
Joshua was predeceased by his Grandmother Shirley Hensel on May 24, 2019.
First Baptist Church of Apopka