Bennie Leroy Donnelly, 61, of Pacific, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in Pacific, Missouri. He was born on November 10, 1958 in Kennett, Missouri, the son of Robert and Dorothy (Miller) Donnelly. He was united in marriage to Stephanie Williams on May 30, 1997 and she preceded him in death on December 20, 2012.
Bennie attended Troy Buchanan High School and worked siding houses where he owned and operated Quality Exteriors for many years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially deer and ducks with Scott, Andy, Danny, his kids and grandkids. Bennie loved listening to Old Country Music even up to his last day. He was the happiest with his family, a sundrop and a cigarette. His family was his world and he was proud of all the memories he made with them.
He is survived by his children, Robert Donnelly (Toni) of St. Louis, Missouri, Christopher Donnelly (Sarah) of St. Louis, MO, Connie Fritz (Kelly) of Lebanon, MO, Faith Hullinger (Eric) of Wentzville, MO, Bethany Buechel of Troy, MO and Cassidy Litle (Emily) of LaJunta, CO; brothers and sisters: Thelma Donnelly of East Alton, IL, Buddy Donnelly (Tina) of St. Louis, MO, Gene Donnelly of Troy, MO and Vicki Walker of Urbana, IL; grandchildren: Karliana Donnelly, Charley Rice (Alex), Aden Ward, Austin Fritz (Harley), Aubrey, Gavin, Cody and Bennett Donnelly, Elijah, Isaac, Cruz and Lucas Hullinger, Ashtan, Chris (Tameron) and Sam Buechel and Seth Litle; great grandchildren: Merida Rice, Killian and Archer Fritz, Serena Swarts and Bellamy Buechel; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one sister, Velma Hopkins, two daughters: Victoria Litle and Katherine Donnelly and granddaughter Penelope Litle.
Family and friends will be received from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at KEMPER-MILLARD-KEIM Family Funeral Chapel located at 351 Monroe Street, Troy, MO 63379. Funeral service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at KEMPER-MILLARD-KEIM Family Funeral Chapel in Troy, MO. Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Family of Bennie Leroy Donnelly in care of KEMPER-MILLARD-KEIM Family Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 222 Troy, MO 63379.
Arrangements are under the direction of KEMPER-MILLARD-KEIM Family Funeral Chapel; 351 Monroe Street Troy, MO 63379. Online condolences may be made at www.kempermillardkeimfamilyfuneralchapel.com Phone 636-528-8221.