Aubrey Bost Wensil

Published 9:53 am Friday, November 11, 2022

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Aubrey Bost Wensil, 85, of Cooleemee, NC, entered his heavenly home on Nov. 9, 2022.

Aubrey was born on June 6, 1937 in Cabarrus, NC, son of the late Cletus Dennis Wensil and Velma Bost Wensil.  He was also preceded in death by: his sons, Dwayne Wensil, Brian Wensil, and Shannon Wensil; a brother, Carlton Wensil; and 2 sisters Roselyn McCall and Pansy Trivette.

In life, Aubrey graduated from Cabarrus Co. High School with the class of 1954. He chose a career in construction where he worked with Bell South and Centel for 40-plus years until he retired.  In 1957, Aubrey married his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Lee (Gray) Wensil. As a man of the Baptist faith, Aubrey was an active member of Victory Baptist Church. He was a former Deacon, a youth Sunday school teacher, and a Charter member. Aubrey was always very active in his community and was a city commissioner in the town of Cooleemee.  In addition to being a city commissioner he was also a founding member of the Cooleemee Civitan Club.

Aubrey leaves behind to cherish his memory: his wife, Mary Lee Wensil of Cooleemee; a son, Keith Wensil (Kathy) of Salisbury; a daughter, Angela Crotts (Dan) of Mocksville; 8 grandchildren, Shana Corker, Dana Garris, Timothy Garris, Joshua Crotts, Erin Mabe, Eric Wensil, Kimberly Wensil, and Ben Harden; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

On Monday, Nov, 14, a visitation for Aubrey will be held at Victory Baptist Church from 4-5 p.m., followed at 5 by a memorial service, also at Victory Baptist Church. Pastor Shelby Harbor will officiate.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral service of Mocksville are honored to serve the Wensil Family.