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.