He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Spurlington United Methodist Church.
He was a retired employee of Carnation Milk Company after twenty-seven years of service, a farmer, welder and furniture maker.
He united in marriage to Naomi Page January 19, 1951.
Besides his wife, Naomi Benningfield of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Roger Benningfield and wife, Patti of Campbellsville and Peggy Slone and husband, Andy of Lexington; one daughter-in-law, Donna Benningfield of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Jennifer Kaye Benningfield, Ryan Adam Benningfield, Derek Benningfield and wife, Jamie, Lindsey Gordon and husband, Adam, Aaron Slone and wife, Ajjea and Brittany Slone and fiancée, D. J. Lewis; three great-grandchildren: Aesen Gordon, Preston Slone and Kelsea Murphy; two sisters: Janice Thompson of Elk Horn and Doris Jean Newton of Campbellsville; special caregivers: Lillie Benningfield and Delores Newton; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Wayne Benningfield June 25, 2011 and three brothers and one sister: Donald Benningfield, Berlin Benningfield, Montie Ray Benningfield and Shirley Ann Thompson.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey
Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Paul J. Dicken, Rev. Lawrence Brockman, Jr., Rev. Mark Price and Rev. Robert Morris
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
D. J. Lewis
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MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME