Bennie Slone

December 27, 1946 - August 28, 2021

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Tuesday, August 31, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Salem United Baptist Church, 8227 N SR 9, Kendallville


Wednesday, September 01, 11:00 AM
Salem United Baptist Church, 8227 N SR 9, Kendallville


Bennie Slone, 74, of Kendallville died Saturday, August 28, 2021, at his residence.

He was born December 27, 1946, in Knott County, Kentucky, to Chester and Vernie Slone.

On October 24, 1964, in West Virginia he married Christine Slone.

Mr. Slone retired after 45 years at Silgan Plastics in Ligonier.

Bennie enjoyed fishing, hunting, going to church, riding horses, working on the farm, and spending time with his family.

Surviving are his wife, Christine Slone of Kendallville; two daughters, Shelly (Larry) Patrick of Rome City and Renee Gerber of Fort Wayne; a son, Benjamin Slone of Auburn; seven grandchildren, Joshua (Rosa) Armitage, Azure Berkey, Mason Slone, Brady Slone, Samuel Slone, Belle Ray, and Dalton Slone; two great-grandchildren, Ella Marie Armitage and Sarana Amelia Armitage; a sister, Margaret Jacobs of Albion; and four brothers, Dewey (Nancy) Slone of Kendallville, Chalmer Slone of Rome City, Johnny (Bertha) Slone of Ligonier, and Sidney Minor or Kentucky; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marcia Ann Slone; and four brothers, Ralph Slone, Chad Slone, Hershel Slone, and Burton Slone.

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 31, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Salem United Baptist Church. An evening service will be held at 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the church with Pastor Tony Sparkman officiating.

Burial will follow at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.

Pallbearers are Benjamin Slone, Mason Slone, Larry Patrick, Josh Armitage, John Slone, and Arthur Patrick.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Julie Harroff
September 2nd, 2021 12:15am

We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you. Benny was a good guy, and a good singer. I loved to hear him sing the song family bible.

Barbara sparks and tang Taylor.
August 30th, 2021 6:45pm
Ligonier, in

So sorry for your loss

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Gose
August 30th, 2021 1:47am
Covington, Ga

So sorry for your loss. Please know what we are lifting you in prayer.

Dallas and Linda Quinley
August 30th, 2021 1:38am
Rome City

Christine and family, we are so sorry to hear about Ben. Love you and are holding you all up in prayer.