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Henry Ray Benfield

July 31, 1974 — October 9, 2023

Henry Ray Benfield, age 49, passed away Monday, October 9, 2023, at Gordon Hospice House in Iredell County. He was born on Saturday, July 31, 1974, to Don and Retha Hill Benfield in Alexander County. Henry enjoyed working on and racing old cars and trucks. He also enjoyed fishing. Henry loved spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Christopher Lee Brown; grandparents, Earnest and Mary Hill, Ray and Corlean Benfield; uncles, James Hill and Jackie Benfield.

Those left to cherish the memories of Henry include his parents, Don and Retha Benfield; brothers, David Brown (Connie) and John Brown; sisters, Elecia Mitchell and Crystal Enriquez (Chago); aunt, Joann Fox (Jake); and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Sunday, October 15, 2023, at Alexander Funeral Service from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

The family will accept flowers, or donations may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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Sunday, October 15, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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193 NC-16, Taylorsville, NC 28681

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