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Charles Benton Day

Charles Benton Day, 75, widower of the late Nora Liggett Shrout Day, died Friday December 1, 2023, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY.

He was born in Paris, KY to the late Charles and Margaret Benton Day. Benton was a retired Modern Woodmen of America Insurance agent and a member of the Paris Church of the Nazarene. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing cards at the Paris City Club, watching the University of Kentucky Basketball and Football teams and Cincinnati Reds Baseball.

He is survived by one daughter, Joanna (Mathew) Robbins; one stepson, Ronnie “R.J.” Shrout, Jr.; five grandchildren, Charlie Morehead, Abigail Morehead, Scarlett Morehead, Lillian Robbins, and Tyler Matthews; two brothers, Larry (Debbie) Day and Preston Day; three nieces, Maggie Day, Katy Grogan and Amy Richardson and one cousin, Jane Day Young.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday December 9, 2023, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Bro. Vernon Adams. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Saturday December 9, 2023, until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Ray Berry, Steve Lewis, Ronnie Shrout, Jerry Allen, Harland Reynolds, Dwight Dotson, Johnny Plummer and Mathew Robbins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Paris High School Class of 1966 and Paris City Club members.

The arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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