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Benjamin Davis Bingham

Originally published: Nov. 15, 2012
Last modified: Nov. 15, 2012

Mr. Benjamin Davis Bingham, better known as "Benny", 70, of West Jefferson, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 11, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Boone Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Morris and Bro. Earl Sheets officiating. Burial followed in the Ashelawn Memorial Gardens with masonic rites.
The Bingham family received friends 12 to to 2 p.m. Thursday, two hours prior to the funeral services.
Mr. Bingham was born in Watauga County on Saturday, Feb. 14, 1942, to the late William Paul Bingham and Edith Mast Bingham. He was a graduate of Lees-McRae College. He served in the United States Air Force. He was also a member of the Ashe Masonic Lodge #594. He was known for his work on repairing clocks, and jewelry.
Mr. Bingham is survived by two daughters, Christina Phillips and husband, David, of Laurel Springs, and Jane McNeill and husband, Jon, of Fleetwood; one sister, Barbara Roland of West Jefferson; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and three nieces, Sherrie Hodges and husband, Dayne, Shannon Pham and husband, Andy, and Shawn Frank and husband, Scott.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, C/O Boone Family Funeral Home, PO Box 786, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.
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