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BENNY ERIC VANCE, 61, of Bim, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on November 14, 2020. He was born on March 23, 1959, to Dexter and Helen Vance of Bim. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Connie of Bim; and his mother-in-law, Jenny White, also of Bim. Benny is survived by his loving wife, Beverly, whom he married on June 25, 1983; sons, Brent (Jackie) of Bim, Jordan of Bim, and Dusty (Kelli) of Bim; and brother, Timmy of Bob White. Also left to cherish the memories of their papaw are Benny’s two grandchildren, Blake and Lily, who loved and admired him beyond measure. Benny was a retired coal miner with over 30 years of service, many of those for Long Branch Energy. He was a member of UMWA. After retirement he spent most days doing the little things that made him the best husband, dad and papaw that anyone could ever ask for. He spent his life here taking care of the ones he loved, and we will be forever grateful. Services took place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, at Handley Funeral Home in Danville, W.Va., with Scott Elswick officiating. Burial in Memory Gardens on Low Gap Road, Madison, W.Va. Visitation was one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CDC guidelines were observed, with mask and social distancing encouraged. You may express condolences to the family at