BENNISON, WILLIAM L., 83, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012.
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He was born in Russellville, KY on March 16, 1929 and was a long-term resident of Louisville and the St. Matthews area.
Early in life, he worked as a store manager at Kroger. It was during that time that he met his loving wife, Billie Rose Langford-Bennison, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage, until her passing on May 9, 2010. After working at Kroger, he became an agent with John Hancock Life Insurance Company. Following retirement, he worked part-time in the produce department at ValuMarket.
In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by one son, Keith Bennison; and a sister, Doris Bennison.
He leaves to cherish his memory, three sons, Jerry, Stephen (Brenda) and Kevin; five grandchildren, Jessica Watson, Brittany, Jackie, Patrick and Cody Bennison; one great-grandson, Devon Bennison; and one brother, Owen Bennison (Stacie).
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted at noon on Friday, May 11, 2012 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village, 7410 Westport Rd. Interment will follow in Floydsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign his guestbook and leave memories at www.archlheadywest port.com
Published in The Courier-Journal on May 9, 2012