Lonnie William Benton

May 1, 1960 - November 24, 2020
Lonnie William Benton


Lonnie William Benton passed away at Hospice House in Brunswick County on November 24th 2020 surrounded by family. Bill was born May 01, 1960 in Fayetteville, NC and was raised in Wilmington, NC.

He was proceeded in death by father Lonnie Benton, his brother Jerome Max Benton and sister in law Kimberley Benton.
Bill is survived by his mother Nancy Holland, his wife Dianne Benton, sons Steven Benton, Clayton Cannady and Britton Benton in addition to stepsons Jerry and Jason Fernside. Sister Sharon Patrick (Greg) and brother Alan Benton. Many nieces and nephews including, Jerome Max Benton (Morgan), Ashley Benton, and great niece Heidi Benton.

The passion and joy Bill had in life will live on through the countless stories and life lessons he always shared with his family and friends. He loved spending time on the golf course, jamming to southern rock music, fishing in the sun, and watching Nascar all while surrounded by the people he cared about. You could always find him supporting his favorite teams, the Washington Redskins and the Carolina Tarheels. He will be tremendously missed by all, but his spirit will forever live on.

Funeral to be held at Oleander Memorial Gardens at 2pm on Tuesday, December the 1st.

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  • November 28, 2020
    Karen Spencer says:
    You will always be remembered & missed dear Bill Such a great person&friend God Bless Rest In Peace

  • November 28, 2020
    Karen Spencer says:
    Rembering Thanksgiving with you Bill and family Such a good friend with a kind heart May God Bless you Rest In Peace

  • November 28, 2020
    Nancy Reifke says:
    To the love of my youth The father of my son - May you Rest In Peace Your earthly suffering is done .