Bennie C. Massey, 102

Published 11:23 am Wednesday, August 17, 2011

PAMPLIN, Aug. 16 – Benjamin (Bennie) Charles Massey, 102, of Pamplin, died Friday, August 12, 2011, in The Woodlands. He was the husband of the late Naomi (Nona) Jamerson Massey.

Born in Dubois, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1909, he was a son of the late Charles Edward Massey and Roxanna Marsh Massey. He was a member of Pamplin United Methodist Church for over 90 years, a farmer, and for 49 years he was a substitute Rural Mail Carrier.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Beth M. and Lewis Lee (Skeeter) Fore of Farmville; great niece, Sheila Massey Smith and husband, Reggie and two great-great nieces. He was preceded in death by a brother, Sterling Massey.

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Funeral services were held Sunday, August 14, in Pamplin United Methodist Church by the Rev. Herndon Jeffreys and the Rev. Johnny Covington. Burial followed in the Pamplin Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 1099, Pamplin, VA 23958 or the Pamplin United Methodist Church, PO Box 1327, Pamplin, VA 23958.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Appomattox, is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent by visiting