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Ronnel Lee Benningfield, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019)

Ronnel Lee Benningfield of Campbellsville passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. He was 79 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Dr. James E. Jones. Burial will follow in the Benningfield Family Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Monday, August 5, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Ronnel Lee Benningfield of Campbellsville, son of the late Omer Benningfield and Exie Mae Reynolds Benningfield, was born November 3, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 1:20 A.M., Friday, August 2, 2019 in Campbellsville.

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.

Ronnel was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville. He had farmed all of his life and enjoyed coon hunting, deer hunting, pheasant hunting and fishing with the grandbabies.

He united in marriage to Imogene Cave June 1, 1957.

Besides his wife, Imogene Benningfield of Campbellsville, he is survived by three sons: Steve Benningfield and wife, Lea Ann, Ricky Lee Benningfield and Ronnie Ray Benningfield and wife, Charlotte; seven grandchildren: Craig Benningfield and wife, Bridgette, Steven Craig Benningfield, Jr. and Stephanie Skaggs and husband, Matt of Campbellsville, Sydney Fields and husband, Keith of Greensburg, Stacy Meredith and husband, Drew of Radcliff, Brook Benningfield of Jefferson County and Dustin Benningfield and wife, Allison of Lebanon; three step-grandchildren: John Wilson and wife, Nancy and Jacob Vaughn of Campbellsville and Jessica Adkins of Elizabethtown; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; one brother and five sisters: Omer Benningfield, Jr. and wife, Juanita, Lula Mae Gupton, Pansy Barnett, Wanda Sue Beck and husband, David and Pauline Judd and husband, Gene of Campbellsville and Lucille Ellis of Lebanon; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Augusta Benningfield and wife, Betty and two brothers-in-law: Billy Gupton and Billy Ellis.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Ronnel Lee Benningfield, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019)

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