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Christopher Benson McKenney

March 12, 1981 October 14, 2009
Christopher Benson McKenney
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Christopher Benson McKenney

McKENNEY, Christopher Benson, 28, of Brandon, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2009. Born March 12, 1981, Chris graduated from Armwood High School where he was co-captain of the Hawks Conference Championship Football Team. After a short stint in arena football, Chris played semi-pro football on the State Championship, Tampa Bay Hurricanes Team. Chris distinguished himself with all who knew him as a man who was always ready to go out of his way to help anyone in need. He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Beverly Benson McKenney, his maternal grandfather, Hilton Benson, his aunt, Lori Benson Umsted and his paternal grandparents, Ernest and Helen McKenney. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Wayne and Kathy Brooker McKenney; maternal grandmother, Betty Benson; sister, Jennifer McKenney Davidson; brother and sister-in-law, David and Lori McKenney, brothers, Sean McKenney and Matthew McKenney; dear friend, Lindsey D. Smith; nieces, Hannah Davidson and Kristen McKenney; nephew, Jared Davidson; three step-sisters and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 402 E. Lumsden Rd., Brandon, with the family receiving friends one hour prior to services. The family will also receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Southern Funeral Care, 10510 Riverview Dr., Riverview. Inurnment will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 26, 2009, at New Hope Cemetery, Brandon.
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