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Thomas Edward Benton

April 24, 1943 November 27, 2018
Thomas Edward Benton
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Obituary for Thomas Edward Benton

Thomas Edward Benton, 75 of Lawndale, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Born in Cleveland County on April 24, 1943, He was a son of the late Amon A. Benton and Katherine Dale Benton. He was a retired electrician. Eddie was a member of Olive Grove Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School for forty some years and often assisted other churches with ministerial duties. He was also a member of Casar Masonic Lodge #579 and served in the Army during Vietnam for about 7 years in the 11th Armory Calvary Division.

Eddie loved his family, his church, his Sunday School Class and his Country. He will be greatly missed by his loving family. Eddie was a great husband, dad, father-in-law and grandpa to his four grandchildren that he adored.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by five brothers, Charlie, Fred, Emmett, Lee and Joe Benton and two sisters, Pearl Bledsoe and Irene Hull.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joyce Meade Benton; son, Tommy Benton and wife Lori of Spindale; four grandchildren, Allison, Thomas, Katherine and Jesse Benton all of Spindale; brother, Paul Benton of Casar and sister, Lillie Earl and husband, Wayne of Polkville.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home, Fallston. At other times the family will be at the home of Tommy & Lori Benton, 168 Nebraska Street, Spindale, NC 28160.

The funeral service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terrill Crump officiating.

The burial will follow in Olive Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston.


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Visitation

Sunday

2

Dec

2:00 PM 12/2/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 12/2/2018 3:00:00 PM
Stamey - Tysinger Funeral Home

846 E. Stagecoach Trail
Fallston, North Carolina 28042

Stamey - Tysinger Funeral Home
846 E. Stagecoach Trail Fallston 28042 North Carolina
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

2

Dec

3:00 PM 12/2/2018 3:00:00 PM
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel

846 E. Stagecoach Trail
Fallston, North Carolina 28042

Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel
846 E. Stagecoach Trail Fallston 28042 North Carolina
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Olive Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

123 Leman Gap Road
Casar, North Carolina 28020

123 Leman Gap Road Casar 28020 North Carolina
United State
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