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 Benjamin Emory “Ben” Metts

Benjamin Emory “Ben” Metts

Birth
Jones County, North Carolina, USA
Death 10 Jun 2017 (aged 79)
North Carolina, USA
Burial Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 131658870 · View Source
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KINSTON | Benjamin Emory "Ben" Metts, 79 of 2904 Graham Drive passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017. Ben was owner and operator of the Friendly Barber Shop for 59 years. He was a loving husband, father and granddaddy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Ethel Mitchell Metts, his son, Darren Metts and a sister, Elizabeth Wilder.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Garner Funeral Home and other times at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from the chapel of Garner Funeral Home with Pastor Allen Ham and Pastor Darin Ezzell officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Jean Griffin Metts of the home; his sons, Ben Metts and fiancée, Robin Smith of Kinston and Curt Metts and fiancée, Kelli Jenkins of Charlotte, his brothers, Charles Metts and wife, Helen of Durham, Alvin Metts and wife, Vangie of Winston-Salem and Donald Metts and wife, Shirley of Pink Hill; his grandchildren, Kelly Metts, Tony Whitley, Emily Metts, Alex Metts and Abby Metts; great grandchildren, Mikenzie, Noah, Alexis, Bella, Junior, Jackson and Ruth; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Garner Funeral Home is assisting the family.


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  • Created by: Eric Leindecker
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131658870
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Emory “Ben” Metts (24 May 1938–10 Jun 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131658870, citing Westview Cemetery, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Eric Leindecker (contributor 48048408) .