Lynn “Sonny” Lee Bencini Jr., 84 of Columbus, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2013 at Parkway Regional Hospital.
Mr. Bencini was a self-employed commercial fisherman and served on the Columbus Cemetery Association Board. He was a former mayor and city councilman of Columbus.
Mr. Bencini is survived by his wife, Frances Shelton Bencini; two daughters, Rebecca Baker of Martin, TN, and Teresa Martin of Martin, TN; two sons, Shelton Bencini of Clinton, KY, and David Bencini of Columbus, KY; one brother, Jim Bencini of Evansville, IN; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister Bettie Henderson. His parents were Lynn Lee Bencini Sr. and Willie Belle King Bencini.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Columbus Cemetery with Rev. Max Cooper officiating. There will be no visitation. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Columbus Cemetery, P.O. Box 113, Columbus, KY 42032, or to the Clinton-Hickman County Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 83, Clinton, KY 42031.