James Arthur Hennis

November 29, 1950 ~ July 1, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old


James A. Hennis, 72, of Urbana passed away on at 3:33 a.m. on July 1, 2023 at C-U Nursing & Rehabilitation in Savoy. He was born in Champaign, IL on November 29, 1950 the son of Arthur Ralph & Louella Mae (Loeschen) Hennis. He married Karen Bosshart in 1979 and they have been together as a couple for over 45 years. James is survived by his wife- Karen; son-James (Mary) Hennis of Tuscola; granddaughters- Brooke & Kendra; sister- Dixie (Hennis) Shirley; his special kitty- Filbert.  He is preceded by his parents. James worked in trucking for Anderson Transportation for 5 years and other trucking services as well as construction. He was a musician and played the guitar & bass and made his own musical recordings. There are no services scheduled at this time. Condolences may be made at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Arthur Hennis, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know James Arthur Hennis?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor James's memory.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of James Arthur Hennis

© 2023 Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility