Forever in our hearts, Benton "Benny" Eugene Conner, 73, of Scarbro, WV, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Beckley.
Born November 6, 1945, in Oswald, WV, he was the son of Bethel Shrout Conner and the late Arthur Conner.
Benton was a boss in the strip mines, he attended the Harvey Methodist Church and was a United States Army Veteran who fought in the Vietnam War.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Ernie Conner; and sister Diana Conner.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 51 years, Wilma Kinsler Conner; daughters, Lynnette Smith (Pete) and Kimberly Stover (Brandon); son, Benji Conner; grandchildren, Kaelea Smith, Leanne Smith, Eric Stover, and Eli Stover; brother, James Conner (Doris); and sister, Debbie Legg (Jerry).
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Monday, July 22, 2019, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastors Paul Basham and Gary Bowers officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Visitation for friends will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family ask for donations of sympathy be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas PL., Memphis, TN, 38105.
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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
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