Mr. Larry E. Benge, age 74 of the Stinking Creek Community passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2023.  Larry was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Vietnam.  He enjoyed playing guitar, working on and tinkering with cars, had a great love for his family, especially his Granddaughters, and was a caretaker for many over the year.  Larry truly lived life to the fullest.  Preceded in death by Parents, Wayne R. and Golda Rutherford Benge, and Grandparents, Earl and Anna Benge, and James and Dora Rutherford. 

Survivors: Sons, Dustin Kramer and Shaun Kramer; Granddaughters, Dustie Smith, Haley Kramer, and Clarissa Kramer; Great-Grandchildren, Dillinger and Asher Nance; Sister, Brenda Johnson and Husband, Graden; Brother, Scott Benge and Wife, Jeanette; Niece, Tammy Feller and Husband, Lonnie; Nephews, Don Johnson and Wife, Jennie, Wayne Benge and Wife, Amy, and Josh Benge and Wife, April.

Funeral Services Wednesday,  April 5, 2023, 2:00 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lester Bolton officiating.  Interment to follow at Broyles Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. Wednesday before funeral services.  The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Tennessee State Veterans’ Home, 1 Veterans Way, Knoxville, TN 37931 or at:  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Larry E. Benge.