Leonard Wendell Hensley, age 81 of Edmond, was born March 19th 1924 to John M. and Edna Hensley on a farm north of Arcadia homesteaded by his maternal grandparents. Leonard served as a U.S. Marine Raider in World War II. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone in 1986 after 35 years of service. Leonard was a longtime Edmond resident. He passed away on August 16th 2005 in Tulsa, Okla. His survivors include: Son and Daughter in law, James T. and Betty Hensley of Okla. City; Daughter and Son in law, Shirley and Tom Mefford of Sapulpa, Okla.; Sister, Ina Booher of Luther, Okla.; Grandchildren, Sean Hensley, Elizabeth and husband Adam Bader, Nina, Lora, Barbara and Robert Trigalet; Great Grandson, James R. Hensley. Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marvel and 3 Brothers and 3 Sisters. Services are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday August 24th 2005 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Gracelawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, OK.