Benton Walling, 83, husband of Mary L. Walling, died Sunday, March 4, 2018.
Born on Nov. 29, 1934, in Winchester, he was the son of the late John and Lillie Warner Walling. A Navy veteran, he served four years active duty and remained in the reserves for another six years.
Survivors include four children, Rena Kay (Charles) Walling Traugott, Peggy (Charley) Tipton, Ben (Linda) Walling and Danny Walling, all of Versailles; two brothers, Bill (Patty) Walling, Waddy and Jerry Walling, Frankfort; eight grandchildren, Rebecca (Danny) Owens, Amanda Traugott, Chrissy (Josh) Hunter, Amy Tipton, Thomas (Sara) Tipton, Trisha Ratcliff, Melody (Michael) Traugott and Mikaela Walling; and nine great-grandchildren, Danny Wayne, Cameron, Alex, and Brandon Owens, Clayton Berger, Chloe Muniz, Gracie and Kyle Fetters, and Colton Tipton.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 9, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by Gary Maynard. Pallbearers will be Josh Hunter, Danny Wayne Owens, Cameron Owens, Clayton Berger, Charles Traugott and Gene Owens. Honorary pallbearers will be Amanda Traugott, Rebecca Owens, Chrissy Hunter, Amy Tipton and Mikaela Walling. Burial will follow in Rose Crest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. today, Thursday, March 8, at the funeral home.