Thomas Earl Benton

December 8, 1952 - June 23, 2018
Thomas Earl Benton

Thomas Earl Benton, age 65, of Leland, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born on December 8, 1952, in Wilmington, NC , the son of Earley and Mary Magalene Benton.

Thomas worked for many years as a Truck Driver in the Trucking Industry.

He served his country with honor and distinction as a Staff Sargent in the United States Army.

Thomas is survived by his children David Benton and wife Rhonda, Jennifer Morales and Sally Rizzo and husband Josh; and grandchildren Joshua, Steven, Cadence and Madelynn; and sisters in law Brenda Benton and Pamela Benton. Together with his parents he was predeceased by his brothers Carl Benton and Steve Benton and sister Brenda Benton.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451. 910-383-3511.


Saturday, June 30, 2018
1:00 PM

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1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

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