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Richard Clinton "Dick" Benfield
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1938
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2005
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Richard Clinton "Dick" Benfield, 67, of Shuffler Road, Morganton, died Friday, July 22, 2005, at Grace Hospital following a brief illness.

He was born in Avery County on February 20, 1938 and was a son of the late Waits C. Benfield and Rachel Deaton Benfield.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Phillip, James, and Wayne Benfield.

Mr. Benfield retired from Broughton Hospital after 26 years of service.

Surviving are his wife, Polly Piercy Benfield, of the home
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2005, in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Leigh officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Waites Benfield (1911 - 1982)
  Rachel Deaton Benfield (1912 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Phillip Benfield (1934 - 1990)*
  Richard Clinton Benfield (1938 - 2005)
  Joe Allen Benfield (1940 - 2012)*
  James Cecil Benfield (1940 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Dick was cremated, his ashes will be buried with his wife upon her death.
 
Burial:
Big Meadows Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Newland
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Beth Blair
Record added: Dec 09, 2012
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Richard Clinton Dick Benfield
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Richard Clinton Dick Benfield
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 Added: Mar. 30, 2014
 
 
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