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Benny McDonald

February 22, 1962 — March 22, 2017

Benny K. McDonald, 55, of Hillsboro, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was born on February 22, 1962 in Mason County, the son of Linda Story McDonald of Fleming County and the late Marvin McDonald, Jr.

Benny was a lifelong farmer, having raised corn, tobacco and tobacco plants, soybeans, and cattle. When Benny wasn't busy farming, he loved traveling and going on cruises, and he attended Locust Methodist Church.

Besides his mother, he is survived by: fiance', Becky Thornsburg of Hillsboro; brother, Tommy (Beverly) McDonald of Flemingsburg; sister, Sherri Jordan of Richmond; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Louise Lee McDonald.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home officiated by Bro. Gaylord Gillispie and Bro. Dean Hawkins. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Monday, March 27th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fleming County Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Tommy Saunders, Clint Tabor, Andy McDonald, Richard Lee, Mike Gooding, Barry Hobbs, Tony Darnell, and Brad Watson. Honorary pallbearers will be John Lee, Donnie Ishmael, John Archdeacon, David Watson, Danny Perratt, and Ben Darling. Memorials are suggested to one's favorite charity. Condolences may be made at

5-8 pm Monday, March 27, 2017
Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home

11:00 am Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home

Fleming County Cemetery

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