|Death: ||Nov. 9, 1932|
Dr. Benjamin H. Bloxton, D.D.S., was born in 1874 to Charles B. Bloxton (1845-1908) and Clementine V. Portwood Bloxton (1814-1907).
At age 58, he passed away on Wednesday, 5:30 AM, on November 9, 1932, at his residence, 303 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA.
Benjamin Bloxton was on the All-Time Roster of University of Richmond "Spider" football players (1897-1898), along with Percy Bloxton (1894-1895).
He was survived by one brother, J. Willard (Olive Jennings, 1875-1908) (Margaret L. Morton, 1875-1939) Bloxton (1870-1939) of Carr St, Greensboro, NC; two sisters, Cora Bloxton (Mrs. Charles H. DeShazo) of South Carolina, Miss Etta Bloxton; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Walter A. Bloxton of Roanoke, VA; and five nieces: Mrs. J. R. Ellis, Jr., Mrs. Charles Garnett; Frances "Fannie" Bloxton (20 in 1920), (Mrs. Joseph H. "Joe" Lewis, Jr.), youngest daughter of his oldest brother, Floyd E. Bloxton; Virginia Bloxton (Mrs. C. E. Mabry), and Miss Esther Bloxton (1906-1970); also three nephews: Mr. Willard Robert (Bertha McLean, 1905-1984) Bloxton (1901-1965) of Washington St, Greensboro, NC; Mr. Charles B. DeShazo, and Mr. Willard Deshazo.
Other heirs who may have predeceased him: Miss Amo Bloxton, and R. W. Bloxton.
He was predeceased by his wife, Edmonia Barret Bloxton, born 1868, who died at age 57 on Tuesday at 6:30 PM, on August 18, 1925. She left her estate valued at $7,260 to him. She was a direct descendant of the celebrated Lewis family of Virginia, being the oldest daughter of William N. Barret and Ann E. Morris. Her younger sister, Mary Lewis Barret Fisher Harper, who died on Tuesday, October 7, 1924, was remembered as one of the most beautiful and fascinating girls of the West End.
His dentist offices were located at 504 E. Grace St, then 215 E. Grace St (Sept. 1909), then 303 E. Franklin St. in Richmond, VA. He was initiated into Xi Psi Phi, University College of Medicine, Dental Dept., as an honorary member of April 22, 1907. He became a member of the Virginia State Dental Association at their 39th Annual meeting, July 14-16, 1908, at Murphy's Hotel. He presented the essay, "Our Duty to the Children of the Poor" at several dentists' conventions.
In September 1912, he and a party of friends from Roanoke went to Canada to hunt for a week.
Dr. Benjamin Bloxton's funeral was on Thursday afternoon at 3:30 PM from the home. Interment in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.
Copies sent to Greensboro, NC and Roanoke, VA newspapers.
Charles Benjamin Bloxton (1845 - 1908)
Clementine Virginia Portwood Bloxton (1844 - 1907)
Edmonia Barret Bloxton (1868 - 1925)
Note: , Date Of Burial : 11/10/1932, , Ref: Cemetery Records
Plot: Section: 15 Lot: 100
Maintained by: DONNA BLOXTON PETERSEN
Originally Created by: Graves
Record added: Jun 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92830229
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