Benjamin Taylor “Bennie” Kessler

Published 8:12 am Thursday, February 14, 2019

Benjamin Taylor “Bennie” Kessler


Benjamin Taylor “Bennie” Kessler, 78, of Danville, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Ephraim McDowell Hospital.

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He was born on February 29, 1940, in Lebanon, Kentucky. Mr. Kessler was a retired employee of the City of Lebanon and was a former member of the Lebanon United Methodist Church and now a member of the Junction City Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Frances Irene Taylor Kessler.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen Clark Kessler of Danville, Ky.; daughter, Peggy Kessler of Danville, Ky.; son, Michael Kessler of Lebanon, Ky.; two sisters, Addie Jane Kessler of Lebanon, Ky., Cattie Taylor of Summersville, Miss. Also surviving are four grandchildren.

The family has chosen cremation and a celebration of life service will be held at 11:00  a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Lebanon United Methodist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Lebanon United Methodist Church or to the Junction City Methodist Church.