Mr. Reggie Wayne Benge, age 65, husband of Phyllis, of Mount Vernon, KY passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital.
Reggie was born on April 21, 1946 in Negro Creek, KY, a son of the late Syrus Casper “Cap” and Irene DeBorde Benge. On November 6, 1964 he was joined in marriage to Phyllis Brock, and from the union came two children. He retired from Somerset Oil after 25 years of employment. His hobbies and interests incude guns, coins, bluegrass music and hunting. He was a member of Cupps Chapel Pentecostal Church.
Reggie is survived by: his loving wife of 47 years, Phyllis Brock Benge of Mt. Vernon, KY; two children: Spencer (Paige) Benge of Mt. Vernon, KY and Regina (Rodney) Griffin of Jefferson City, TN; two grandchildren: Reagan Benge Griffin and Riley Brock Griffin; two brothers: Roger Benge of Nicholasville, KY and Tim Benge of Brodhead, KY; four sisters: Janie (Chester) Robbins of Brodhead, KY, Rita (Jim) Brumett of Gray Hawk, KY, Kathy (Jerry) Denney of Brodhead, KY and Vickie Benge of Brodhead, KY; a special nurse/niece-Wendy Sowder, as well as several nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Besides his parents, Reggie is preceded in death by one sister, Mae Etta VanHook.
Visitation for Mr. Reggie Wayne Benge will be Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 6PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel.
Funeral services for Mr. Reggie Wayne Benge will be on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 1 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel with Bro. Dwayne Carpenter and Bro. Wendell Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Negro Creek Cemetery. The casket bearers include: Frank Maples, Matt Maples, Jerry Denney, Chester Robbins, David Riddle and Billy McKinney. Honorary casket bearers include: Coy Vance, Garry Hansel, George Cloud, Christian Sagraves, Audy Faulkner, George Bishop and Dallas Severance