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Audra Benny Cahill

Date: 06-12-2020
Time: 9-12 noon

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville

Date: 06-12-2020
Time: 12 noon

Service Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville

Countryside Memorial Gardens, Owensville

Family's Choice

Audra Benny Cahill or just Benny, as he preferred to go by, 72, of Owensville, Mo., departed this life peacefully at his home while in hospice care on Monday, June 8, 2020.

He was born Aug. 13, 1947, to Audra (A.J.) and Dorothy Edna (Jackson) Cahill in Washington.

He was united in marriage to Linda Jett on June 5, 1971, in Belle. They had just had their 49th anniversary.

Benny served in the United States Army having been stationed at Ft. Ord in Monterey, Calif., from 1965-68. He enjoyed fishing and telling stories and always loved sharing jokes with anyone who would listen. He cherished doing anything and everything with his grandkids who were his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Audra and Dorothy Cahill; brother, Danny Cahill; and son-in-law, Chris (Short) Blankenship.

He is survived by his wife, Linda of the home; daughter, Crystal Blankenship of Rosebud; grandchildren, Macen and Kate Blankenship of Rosebud; sister, Ramona Henderson and husband Rayford of Ft. Payne, Ala.; brother, Alva Cahill of St. Elizabeth; and many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 12 from 9-12 noon at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will follow at 12 noon at the chapel with Pastor Les Dority officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.

Visitation and service are open to the public. However, while in the church please practice social distancing and refrain from hugging or handshaking. Masks are suggested but not mandatory. Thanks for your cooperation.

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