Benny Burl Braswell, 77, of Dupont, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Born June 21, 1943, in Houston, Texas, he was the son of the late Herman and Betty Ruth (Huckabee) Braswell. He married Melanie Ann Meyers; she preceded him in death on August 3, 2018.
Benny served in the US Navy and worked as a truck driver in Houston, Texas for over 30 years. He enjoyed driving around and looking at Naval items and big rigs.
Benny is survived by his sons, Cliff (Tiffany) Braswell and Wilson Braswell, both of Dupont, and John Braswell of Ogden, Arkansas; and grandchildren, Brady Braswell, Chase Braswell and Mayhala Braswell, all of Dupont, Morgan (Austin) McCowan of Hayden, Ambreika Braswell, Story Braswell and Zoe Braswell, of Ogden, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and brother, Donald Braswell.
In keeping with his and his family’s wishes, cremation is planned, with no services to be held at this time. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home in honor of Benny to Donor’s Choice