Bobby D. Benningfield, 79, of Campbellsville, died at 4:33 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in Elizabethtown, Ky.
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Son of the late Maurice Benningfield and Lilly Campbell Benningfield, he was born on June 12, 1933, in Taylor County, Ky.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
He was a graduate of Campbellsville High School, where he was a star basketball player.
He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He started Quick Stop in Campbellsville and was a former employee of Primerica Financial Services and Batesville Casket Co.
He married Carolyn Smith on June 17, 1971. She survives.
Survivors also include a son, Todd Adams of Campbellsville; a daughter, Sharon Benningfield of Mobile, Ala.; four grandchildren, Grant Adams, Carly Adams and Taylor Price and his wife, Danielle, all of Campbellsville and Sidney Benningfield of Alabama; a great-granddaughter, Braelyn Patterson; three brothers, Richard Benningfield and his wife, Betty Lou, of Glasgow, Ky., Randall Benningfield and David Harding of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Steven Benningfield; and a brother, George Harding.
Funeral was Monday, Dec. 24, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. Dr. James Jones officiated.
Burial was in Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home - CAMPBELLSVILLE
418 Lebanon Ave. Campbellsville, KY 42718
Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Dec. 26, 2012