NITRO - Ronald Gene Hensley, 60, formerly of Beckley, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, in a Charleston Hospice care center following a short illness. Born April 2, 1941, in Logan, he was the son of Ruth Hensley Mullins of Beckley and the late Herbert C. Hensley. Mr. Hensley was a salesman for Sears in Charleston Town Center. He attended Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley Junior High, Teel Elementary and Institute Elementary. Other survivors include two brothers, Gerald Hensley of Lakeland, Fla., and Frank Hensley of Baltimore; his stepfather, Oliver Mullins of Beckley; several stepgrandchildren with whom he was very close; and many friends and co-workers. Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with Pastor Mark Shrade officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call one hour before service Sunday at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.