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In Memory of

Joseph Kenneth Benton

October 28, 1933 - October 13, 2016

Obituary


Joseph Kenneth Benton, 82, of Loganville, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016, in Duluth. Ken was born on October 28, 1933 in Tennille, Georgia to Joseph Melvin and Elsie Benton. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and worked for many years in sales for General Electric Lighting. Mr. Benton was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Grayson and the Southeast Gwinnett COOP. He was an avid reader and loved to watch westerns and the history channel. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Ken is survived...

Joseph Kenneth Benton, 82, of Loganville, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016, in Duluth. Ken was born on October 28, 1933 in Tennille, Georgia to Joseph Melvin and Elsie Benton. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and worked for many years in sales for General Electric Lighting. Mr. Benton was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Grayson and the Southeast Gwinnett COOP. He was an avid reader and loved to watch westerns and the history channel. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Ken is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean Benton of Loganville, daughters Rhonda Lynn and husband Terry of Loganville and Judy Owen and husband Tim of Lawrenceville, mother Elsie Benton of Hampton, VA, sister Jeanine Hughes and husband Reggie of Hampton, VA and four granddaughters, Victoria Lynn, Brittany Gary, Holly Lynn and Katherine Owen. He will truly be missed by all who knew him. Arrangements under the direction of Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, GA.