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Banlow "Benny" Spears, Jr.
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Obituary for Banlow "Benny" Spears, Jr.

Banlow “Benny” Spears, Jr., 87, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Banlow was born in Somerset, Kentucky to the late Banlow Spears, Sr. and Mollie Burton Spears. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Edna Spears; his brothers, Delno Spears and Raymond Spears; his sisters, Wilma Price, Helen Light, and Alene Schoolcraft. He is survived by his children, Karen Releford (Dwayne), Douglas Spears (Gayle), and Jeffrey Spears. He is also survived by his brother, Wendell Spears. He will be greatly missed by his 7 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren. Banlow worked as an engineer for CSX Railroad. He also served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Highway 42, Florence, Kentucky 41042, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 12:30 p.m., burial will immediately follow at Burlington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to: Cincinnati V.A. Hospital, 3200 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45220. Online condolences may be left for the family at:

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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

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Burlington Cemetery

Burlington, Kentucky

Memorial Contribution

V. A. Medical Center

3200 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220

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