Zachary Keith Benton

July 7, 1988 - March 5, 2016
Zachary Keith Benton

Zachary Keith Benton, age 27, of Surf City NC and formerly of Virginia Beach, VA passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at his home.  He was born on July 7, 1988 in Virginia Beach, VA.  He is the son of Carolyn (Colby) Millis of Burgaw, NC and Cyrel Millis of Bolton, NC.

He is survived by four brothers: Christopher Millis of Washington, DC, Brandon Millis of Castle Hayne, NC, Adam Benton of Richland, NC and Christophor Culpepper of Bolton, NC; two sisters: Heidi Millis of Leland, NC and Cassidy Culpepper of Bolton, NC.  Also surviving is his special companion, Katherine Carr of Wilmington, NC.

Zachary enjoyed surfing, skate boarding, playing his guitar and all types of music. He enjoyed life.

He was a manager at Buddy’s Restaurant in Surf City, NC.

A Paddle Out Ceremony will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Buddy’s on the Pier in Surf City.

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  • March 09, 2016
    robert howard says:
    Zack, you meant a great deal to my family and I. You seemed so eager to enjoy life and so determined to help this summer through your dedication, devotion and your passion for creative quality and tasty food. I can't tell you how deeply you will be missed and each day since your passing has been filled with pain and deep grief. I pray for your should and for all those you left behind that love you. You will be missed my dear friend.