William Earl Benton, of Calabash, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2015, at his home. He was 89.
He was born Aug. 14, 1926, in Hawthorne, Florida, son of the late William Tanner and Lillian Robinson Benton. Earl was preceded in death by his wife, Gwynella McLamb Benton; son, Anthony Earl Benton; and three siblings.
He was co-owner of B & C Construction and Real Estate Company.
Surviving are his daughter, DeLinda (Chris) Chappell, of Calabash; brother, Carl Benton, of Duncan, South Carolina; grandchildren, Christy (Gregg) Bland, Gwyn (Neil) King, Michelle Benton and Tony (Shannon) Benton; and great-grandchildren, Lee Stanaland, Tanner Stanaland, Trevor Benton, Easton Benton, Hannah King, Caroline King, Sadie Benton, Chloe Bland and Maddie Bland.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Brunswick Funeral Service chapel. Entombment will follow at the family mausoleum at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.
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