November, 03, 1926 - November, 30, 2006
Nicholasville: Bennis C. Stinnett, 80, of Sulphur Well Rd., died Thurs., Nov. 30, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A native of Jessamine County he was born Nov. 3, 1926, to the late Hobart and Ada Bowman Stinnett. Bennis was a US Army veteran having served in the Korean War and a devoted Christian of the Methodist faith, but enjoyed gospel singing and churches of all faiths. He was self employed having entered the trucking business early in life when he use to go with his father to the stockyards learning about cattle. Upon his return from Korea he began hauling coal and cattle and helping his brother Milton in his auctioneering business as a clerk. He began working for what is now Bluegrass Stockyards in 1944. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Roberta Teater Stinnett, a brother Milton Stinnett and wife Tenney, niece Judy Mullins and husband Scotty, great niece Annie Mullins, a great nephew Edward Scott Mullins, all of TX., a brother in law Rollie Teater, and 2 sisters in law Billie Jean Teater and Nina Ann Young and husband Donald.
Services will be 1:00 PM Mon., Dec. 4, at HAGER & CUNDIFF FUNERAL HOME, W. Oak St., with Rev. Mike Snyder, Rev. Clint Hurt, Rev. Steve Sholar, and Rev. Lavon Clem officiating, burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Doug Downing, Eugene Buskirk, Oscar Hamm, Gene Roberts, Gary Teater, and Edward Scott Mullins. Honorary pallbearers will be Ben Brown, Clay Corman, Sonny Roberts, Donald Young, Carl Corman, Jr., Scottie Mullins, Rollie Teater, Ronnie Ellison, Jimmy Bowman, Jeff Carroll, Leonard Bratcher, Kenneth Holt, Victor Robinson, Cecil (June) Humphrey, Bowman Humphrey, Robert Williams, Roy Williams , R. J. Corman, Gene Walker, Monte Young, Harold Milburn, G. B. Lanham, Charles Wilson, Billy Fount House, Donnie Goodlet, Charles Logan Miller, Jeff Switzer, and the Wise Bible Class of Nicholasville United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be Sat. Dec. 2, from 1 to 8 PM and Sun., Dec. 3 from 1 to 6 PM with a Gospel Music tribute at 5:00 PM. Contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of the Bluegrass, Antioch Christian Church Bldg. Fund, or Nicholasville United Methodist Church Bldg. Fund View Tribute and sign guest book hagerandcundifffunerals.com
Sat. Dec. 2, 1 to 8 PM, Sun. Dec. 3, 1 to 6 PM
Mon. Dec. 4, 1:00 PM
Maple Grove Cemetery