|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 2007|
Died at Kingswood Nursing Center in Aberdeen, N.C., after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease.
Born to Florence and George Benton and grew up in Arlington with his brother, Robert "Bob," and a number of close friends active in outdoor and team sports.
At the outbreak of World War II,he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and was assigned to the USS Denver as a machine gunner in the Pacific.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth Ester "Ruthie" Boyd.
Buried with military honors.
Ruth Esther Boyd Benton (1925 - 1966)*
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION 37 SITE 2231
Created by: PL
Record added: Mar 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18381799