January 10, 1972 ~ September 3, 2019

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Mars Hill, NC

Jimmy Robert Jensen, 47, of Mars Hill, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Jimmy was born in Asheville to Alan Jensen and LaDonna King.

Jimmy worked as a carpenter, which he was very talented. Jimmy enjoyed the outdoors, 4-wheeling, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with family and friends.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, Alan. He is survived by his mother, LaDonna King; fiance, Anita Chapman; a son, Jimmy Jensen, Jr.; a daughter, Hannah Jensen of St. Augustine, FL; brother, Phillip Jensen of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Tammy Kent (Roger) of Mars Hill, NC; his beloved dog, Bobo; 4 nieces, 2 great-nieces and great-nephews. Jimmy’s smile and infectious laugh will be greatly missed.

A celebration of life for Jimmy will be held at the Mars Hill Recreation Park on Sunday, September 8, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The family asks to please bring food dishes instead of flowers.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.

Services

Celebration of Life: September 8, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Mars Hill Recreation Park
690 Park Drive
Mars Hill, NC 28754


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. Tammy, LaDonna and Phillip, I am so very sorry to hear this! Absolutely breaks my heart as well as so many others, I know! I love you all and am praying for your family!

    • My thoughts and Prayers are with the Family, and Friends at this difficult time. Jimmy will forever be Missed. A kind Hearted Person that would do anything to help a person in need.. Always a Smile on his Face… Full of life.

  2. My thoughts and Prayers are with the Family, and Friends at this difficult time. Jimmy will forever be Missed. A kind Hearted Person that would do anything to help a person in need.. Always a Smile on his Face… Full of life.

  3. Jimmy ,
    You sir have always been a great man , not sure that it’s fully set in on me yet however I know you are in a wonderful forever and you will always be my in my thoughts
    In a (Jimmy Jensen) voice …. “ Hey Jimmy ……. are you my bbbuuuuudddddie “ until we meet again my friend ….

  4. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. Sorry for the loss will keep the family in my prayers.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I work with Tammy and am here for you guys if you need anything.

  6. I just needed to light another candle for Jimmy, from his bubby, Tony Rice, who was also taken way too soon, we never know? Maybe these two buddies have met up again..

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