Originally created 03/10/01

Dr. Ed Benton III



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Dr. Ed C. Benton III, 63, entered into rest March 7, 2001 at his sons residence in Augusta. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 10, 2001, at the Church of the Good Sheperd with Rev. Robert Fain celebrant. The family will receive friends following the memorial service in the parish hall. Family members include: mother, Margaret S. Benton; brother and sister-in-law, James S. and Mavis Benton; sister, Elizabeth B. Tinker; son, Edred C. Benton IV and fiancee Tracey Ann Potter; daughter and son-in-law, Judith Alice and Gene Gilbert; nieces, Melissa Tinker and Allyson Tinker. Dr. Benton practiced in Augusta for 25 years and was an avid pilot and offshore fisherman. The family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers. American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903. The Augusta Chronicle-March 10, 2001