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1952 BENJAMIN 2018


July 1, 1952 — April 19, 2018

Benjamin Cleveland Vanover, Jr., age 65 years, of Parkers Lake, Kentucky died Thursday, April 19, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 3pm at the Pleasant Knob Baptist Church with Bro. Tommy Tapley officiating. Burial will  follow in the Farris Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 10am Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the church.

He was born in Mill Creek, Kentucky on July 1, 1952, the son of the late Lloyd Benjamin and Virginia Lee (Huddleston) Vanover. Ben loved fishing, hunting, and raising his grandkids, nieces and nephews. He had worked in the Machine Shop at Tecumseh Products in Somerset, and served his Country in the US Army.  He was of the Baptist faith.

His parents; son, Chris Vanover; brothers, Homer Vanover and Dewayne Vanover; and sisters, Betty Barnett, Mae Vanover, Cora Campbell, and Sharon Ann Vanover precede him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Bea (Perry) Vanover; daughter, Lena Christine “Poppy Jo” Vanover; brothers, Joey Vanover and James Vanover; and sister, Kay Singleton all of Parkers Lake, Kentucky; grandchildren, Cody Perry of Stearns, Kentucky, Cameron Ross, and Carol Ann Ross; great grandchildren, Christopher Dewayne Perry, Cody Dale Perry, and Abby Lynn Perry; nephews that were like sons, Starlin “Little Bud” Young, Mark Young, Jocob Perry, and Jasper Ross.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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