HENDERSONVILLE – Benjamin “Benny” Franklin Summey, 65, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, May 20, 21 at his home following a brief illness.
Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late Lawrence Summey and Jeanette Pace Summey. Benny worked many years for Lee Atkins and recently for Dunlap Construction. He enjoyed NASCAR, College Basketball, and camping. Benny was a loving father and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rev. David Summey.
Surviving is his wife of five years and love of twenty years, Tammy Shropshire Summey; one stepdaughter, Nicole Barnette (Devan) of Saluda; one grandson, Kaleb “Hot Rod” Barnette; two brothers, Johnny Summey (Debbie) of Saluda and Bruce Summey (Kathy) of Saluda; two sisters, Sue Davidson (Lee) of Hendersonville and Nancy Sexton (Darryl) of Jacksonville, FL. Also, he was a loving uncle to his nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 24, 2021 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel with Reverend Chris Brothers officiating.
The family will receive friends prior to the service Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
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