Justin E. Benfield, 57, known for his ‘generous spirit and lifelong curiosity’

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Justin E. Benfield
Justin E. Benfield

Justin E. Benfield, 59, of Leland, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016.

Born on Feb. 15, 1956 in Morganton, Justin was raised and spent most of his life in Concord. His love of the beach brought Justin to the Wilmington area, where he lived with his wife Sharon for the past 10 years.

He is the son of the late Rick Benfield and Helen Walker Whitley of Concord. Justin is survived by his wife, Sharon Benfield; his step-daughter, Melissa Pinsky (Mark) of Atlanta, Georgia; two grandsons, Joshua and Andrew; and stepbrothers, Bobby Whitley (Ann) and Jerry Whitley (Janet) of Concord.

Justin worked as a pharmacist for much of his life. Known for his generous spirit and lifelong curiosity, he was much loved among his family and friends. Justin attended Bridge of Life Community Church in Leland and Believer’s Destiny in Wilmington.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 in Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to WEC International or SIL International.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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