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Bennie “Ben” M. Spurlock Jr.

FRANKLIN - Bennie “Ben” M. Spurlock Jr., 74, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Born in San Luis Obispo, California, he was the son of the late Bennie M. Spurlock Sr. and Imogene Norris Spurlock. 

Bennie was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired electronic engineer, an avid HAM radio operator and a member of Masonic Lodge #76, Charleston, South Carolina. 

He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and cooking.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Frances Walker Spurlock; four children, Clinton Spurlock (Stacey) of Middletown, Rhode Island, Karen Smith of Bostwick, Florida, Wanda Smith of Jacksonville, Florida and Jenifer Walter of Mooresville; 11 grandchildren, Elysha Gee (Dave), Tayler Spurlock (Jackie), Alec Spurlock, Maryann Smith, Kellie Smith, A.J. Smith (Allison), Caleb Clifton, Andrew Smith, Sherri Smith, Jenna Walter and Katelyn Walter; 14 great-grandchildren; and two nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Reeves will officiate. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

The Franklin Press

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