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William “Man” Taft Benton: Tabor City

1942 – 2016

    William “Man” Taft Benton of Tabor City passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26. He was 74.
    Mr. Benton was born in Horry County a son of the late Harry and Elizabeth Hickman Benton.  
     Mr. Benton was predeceased by two brothers and three sisters.
    He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ila Benton of Tabor City; two sons, Rodney Benton of Whiteville  and William Taft Benton, Jr.,  of Clarendon; four grandsons; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; five brothers and one sister.
    Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 at Gapway Baptist Church with Rev. Don Lewis officiating, burial following in the church cemetery. Visitation was planned for the hour prior to the service at the church.
    A guest register is available here.

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