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Bobby Fred Benfield

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Mr. Bobby Fred Benfield, 87, of Morganton passed away Sunday August 12, 2018 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care following a period of declining health.
Bobby was born October 28, 1930 in Burke County to the late John Benfield and Fannie Mincey Benfield. Following his time in the United States Army ,serving as a tank operator in the Korean Conflict; he worked as a manager at Sky City. Bobby was a member at Asheville St. Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Louise Kincaid Benfield.
Survivors include his sons, Randy Benfield, Keith Benfield and wife Lisa, and Christopher Benfield all of Morganton; grandchildren, Nicholas Benfield and wife Stacey, Brandy Benfield and Husband Ryan, Justin Walker and wife Candace, and Emily Walker; and great grandchildren, Dylan Benfield, Jacob Benfield, Colton Walker, and Isaac Benfield.
A funeral service will be held 2:00PM Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Asheville St. Baptist Church with the Rev. Doug Goforth officiating.
Interment will follow at Bridge 42 Church Cemetery in Morganton.
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Wednesday from 1:00PM to 2:00PM at Asheville St. Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Asheville St. Baptist Church at 107 Colony Dr. Morganton, NC 28655 or to Burke Hospice at 1721 Enon Rd. Valdese, NC 28690.