Clyde “Benny” Benton Shenk of Luray passed away on October 18, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA. Benny was born on January 1, 1937 in Luray, VA to the late Robert Edward Shenk and Hazel Louise (Atkins)Aleshire. Benny was a Veteran of the United States Army having served from 1954 to 1957. After serving his country honorably he worked and retired from Wallace Business Forms in Luray, VA. He was a member of Leaksville United Church of Christ in Luray, VA. On July 18, 1958 he married Jean Modisett who survives him. He is also survived by Daughter -Catherine Gochenour and Fiance David “Alfie” Price of Luray, Va, Son-Thomas Benton Shenk of Luray, VA, Brother- Jerry Aleshire and Wife Gail of Mercersburg, PA, Brother-Greg Aleshire and Wife Carolyn of Clear Spring, MD, Brother-Terry Aleshire and Wife Debbie of Clear Spring, MD, Brother-Steve Aleshire and Wife Cheryl of Hagerstown, MD, Sister Sandy Stottlemyer of Hagerstown, MD, Sister- Jackie Finn and Husband Tom of Hagerstown, MD. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by Brother- James “Buddy” Shenk, Step Father- Carl Aleshire, Son in Law- Larry Gochenour and Brother in Law- Ray Stottlemyer. The family will receive friends on Monday night October 21, 2019 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at The Bradley Funeral Home Inc. in Luray, VA. Dr. Eddie Walker will conduct a Funeral Service Tuesday October 22, 2019 at 11:00 A.M at Leaksville United Church of Christ in Luray, VA. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery where Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Comer Jones Post 621. Memorial Contributions can be made to Leaksville United Church of Christ in Luray, VA, Luray Fire Dept, Edith Rebekah Lodge 93 or the Luray Resque Squad. Arrangements are being held by The Bradley Funeral Home Inc. in Luray, VA.
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