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Clyde Kemble Benford

March 13, 1933 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 89)


Clyde Benford

Clyde Kemble Benford, 89, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee passed away May 23, 2022. He was a member of the North Hamilton Church of Christ. Clyde was a United States Navy Veteran. Early in life, he began working in gasoline plants in Louisiana and Texas and later owned and operated Benford’s Millwright Service in Texas. While living in Soddy Daisy, he worked at several grocery stores, lastly retiring from the Food City in Soddy Daisy.

His sister, Mary Jean Duff and two brothers, Hugh and Douglas Binford, preceded him in death.

Clyde is survived by his wife, Barbara Benford; daughters, Cathy Steadham and Kim Binford Hernandez; sisters, Ann Merrigan, Elaine Reppond, Alona Haddox, Karan Albritton and Laverne Driver; grandchildren, Mandy Robbins, Jessica Anderson, Jacob Steadham, Elijah, Joshua, Caleb, Sarah, Hannah and Abigail Hernandez and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Joel Laney officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Military Honors.

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Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379.

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May 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson & Sons Funeral Home
8852 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

May 26, 2022

12:30 PM
Williamson & Sons Funeral Home
8852 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

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Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404

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