Charles L. Benner Sr., 72

OCT. 4, 1940-JULY 21, 2013

July 22, 2013
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Charles Linford “Peewee” Benner Sr., 72, of Hagerstown died on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at his home.

Born Oct. 4, 1940, in Sharpsburg, he was the son of the late Arthur Henry and Martha (Butts) Benner Flook.

He was employed by Victor Products for 17 years. He married Kathleen (Cook) Benner on Sept. 14, 1973.

Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Kathleen; his children, Charles Linford Benner Jr. of Greencastle, Tina Marie Benner Hummer of Waynesboro, Lisa Ann Benner Briggs of Greencastle, Charles Lee Benner Sr. of Hagerstown, Wayne Eugene Benner and wife, Robin, of Greencastle, and Diane Michelle Benner and fiance, Mario Dattilio, of Greencastle; daughter-in-law, Pristina Funk Benner of Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Carolyn Benner of Hagerstown; brother-in-law, Danny Kline of Smithsburg; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Harley.

In addition to his parents, Charles was also preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Lee Benner Sr. and Jerry Frederick Benner; sister, Alice Marie Kline; and a grandson, Shane Michael Benner.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Loyal Vanderveer officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Washington County for the loving care of Charles.

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