Mr. Benny Frank Andrews Sr. — 1943-2019

Published 5:38 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2019

VALLEY — Benny Frank Andrews Jr. was born on April 6, 1943, in Langdale. He went home to be with Jesus on May 14, 2019, at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Brenda Andrews; his three children, Tisha Andrews (Larry) Henry of Peachtree City, Georgia, Tim (Nancy) Andrews, of Glenn St. Mary, Florida, and Tracy (Corrie) Andrews, of Auburn. He is also survived by his brother, Donnie (Delores) Andrews of Panama City Beach, Florida, and nine grandchildren, Abby Henry, Atlanta, Luke Henry, Kennesaw, Georgia, Alli and Aiden Andrews, Glenn St. Mary, Florida, and Sabrina, Piper, Cason, Ryder, and Judson Andrews of Auburn.

Mr. Andrews was preceded in death by his parents, Benny and Nellie Andrews of Valley, and his grand-daughter, Sadie Grace Andrews of Auburn. Mr. Andrews was a member of Valley Baptist Church. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1962-1966 and was honorably discharged from the Alabama National Guard in 1976.

He worked at West Point Foundry for many years and retired from Golden’s Machine Shop in Columbus, Georgia. He loved old cars, cats, fishing, and Alabama football.

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But his favorite things in life were his wife, his three children, and his 10 grandchildren. Services will be held at Johnson-Brown Service Funeral Home in Valley with his son, Pastor Tim Andrews, officiating. The family received friends Wednesday, May 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. ET. The funeral service will be on Thursday, May 16 at 11 a.m. ET with burial to follow at Johnson Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank the staff of Compassus Hospice for all of their support, love, and care. Flowers will be accepted as well as memorials made to Hospice Angels, 1171 Gatewood Drive, Bldg. 100, Auburn, AL 36830.

Visit to leave an online condolence. Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.