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Bennie Reffett

August 20, 1930 — February 15, 2022

Bennie (Ben) Reffett age 91, of Union City, Indiana went to be with his Lord on Tuesday February 15.  Ben was born on August 20 1930 in Middletown, Ohio to the late Ben and Glessie Reffett.

Ben was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Ben and his wife Marie celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on February 12, 2022.  They loved to travel and had visited 47 of the 48 lower states and all across the Canadian Provinces.  Many of their trips included friends and family.  They especially enjoyed taking the grandchildren. Ben enjoyed motor home traveling, motorcycling and school bus driving.  He also loved to fish and play cards. 

Ben served in the US Army from 1951 - 1953 in Korea.  He retired from the Union City Body Company of 25 years and then drove school bus for Union City Schools for 13 years.

Survivors include his wife Mary Marie and his two children Tammy (Scot) Walls of Cable, OH, and son Todd Reffett of Union City, IN sister Barbara Roe of Elliotville, KY. He had four grandchildren: Jason, Janelle, Jennifer (Matt), Hannah, and seven great-grandchildren- Aiden, Salome, Carter, Brooklynn, Eliza, Madison, and Olivia.

Friends may call from 11am to 1 pm on Monday February 21, 2022 at Reichard Funeral Home 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, IN 47390. Services will follow at 1 pm.

Burial will take place at Lisbon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to South Salem Church of Christ, 7126 East County Road 100 S. Union City, IN his beloved church that he faithfully served.

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