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Raymond

Kent "Ray"

Bennington

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May 16, 2014

Raymond Kent "Ray" Bennington, 81, of 600 W. Main Street Covington, died, Friday May 16, 2014 at his residence. Ray was born October 24, 1932 in Nelson County, a son of the late Raymond S. and Myrtle Kent Bennington. Mr. Bennington served with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was the manager for Covington Tire from 1969 until his retirement in 2000. Ray was a former Covington City Councilman and had served on the Covington School Board. He was an avid bowler. He was a member of Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church where was a lay leader . Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Ruth Jean Kent Bennington of Covington; one son and daughter - in - law, Tim and Barbara Bennington of Covington; two daughters and sons in - law- , Pam and Bob McCormack of Covington and Kathy and Jody Byers of Staunton; three grandchildren, Ryan McCormack and his wife Sarah of Roanoke; Megan McCormack and fianc James Rivero of Richmond and Hanna Jean Nester of Staunton; one great granddaughter, Addison McCormick of Roanoke; two sisters, Shirley Toms and her husband Ronald of North Garden and Doris Toms of Glen Allen ; several nieces and nephews, and special care givers, Angie Anderson; Sherry Fridley, Stephanie Hicks; Jeannie Boguess and Buffy Fagg. The funeral service will be held 4:00 PM Monday, May 19, 2014 in Grandbery Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Smith officiating, assisted by the Rev. Gary Marshall. Following the service ,the family will receive their friends at the church. Memorial donations may be made to Mountain Regional Hospice , P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge VA, 24422 The interment will be made in the Moorland Baptist Church Cemetery in North Garden, Virginia on Tuesday at 11:00 AM.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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