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Robert Edgar Benner Jr., 57, passed away Thursday March 9, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Louisville, KY. He was born in Vista, CA and was an Army Veteran of the Desert Storm War. Robert was a truck driver and attended Culbertson Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father Robert Edgar Benner Sr. and his mother Lillymae "Lil" Benner.
Survivors include his wife, Tawnya A. Benner; two sons, Robert Edger Benner III and DeVain Michael Kirker; three daughters Diana Carr (Josh), Chrisie Benner and Tabitah Hope Benner; two sisters Becky Kline and Jackie Henne; and six grandchildren.
A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at the New Albany National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 3:30 p.m. at the Culbertson Baptist Church, 4007 Grant Line Road, New Albany.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes.
Memorial contributions may be given to the VA Hospice: 800 Zorn Ave. Louisville, KY. 40206.
To leave a special message for the family please visit: www.sdnfuneralhomes.com
Published on March 15, 2017
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