Bobby Ray Benton

Male 1963 - 2009  (45 years)


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  • Name Bobby Ray Benton 
    Born 26 Oct 1963 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jan 2009  Chapel Hill, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I736  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 

    Father Bobby Ray Benton,   b. 8 Jul 1946, Wilmington, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Gail Elizabeth Rivenbark,   b. 25 Jan 1947, Rome, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 2019, Wilmington, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 31 May 1961 
    Family ID F1714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Terisa Atkinson 
    Children 
     1. Belinda Benton  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F5316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bobby Benton
      October 26, 1963 - January 4, 2009
      The Lord came down and took another angel, Bobby Ray Benton, Jr., 45, of Wilmington, home on January 4, 2009 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, after a long illness.
      He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Johnny and Betty Rivenbark, and his paternal grandparents, Bonair and Estelle Benton.
      This angel leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Terisa; daughter, Belinda Benton; his step-son, William Atkinson; his mother, Gail Moore; brother, Kevin Benton; father, Bobby Benton, Sr., and wife Bonnie; an aunt, Elaine Lewis; uncles, Jimmy, Benny, and Billy Benton and their families; many cousins and a multitude of friends.He never knew a stranger.
      He enjoyed singing, fishing, hunting and playing pool. He played high school football at Pender Academy. He also coached T-ball and youth football for his church. Bobby was an avid sportsman and “gadget man”. Some of his most cherished moments were spent in the woods. He will always be loved and remembered by those he touched with his warm eyes, kind heart, and gentle smile. He will be missed by so many but he is with Jesus and many special family members.
      Father Mark Johnson will officiate the service at St. Peter’s Church 3:00 P.M Friday January 9, 2009. Friends and family are welcomed following the service at 2259-A Carolina Beach Road.
      Wilmington Burial and Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099