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Roy Benford

April 19, 1965 — January 24, 2017

Roy Benford

Ellaville, GA --- Mr. William Roy Benford, age 51, of Ellaville died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA.  A graveside service will be held Friday, January 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery in Schley County.  Rev. James Aycock will officiate.

      Mr. Benford was born April 19, 1965 in Macon County, the son of the late Willie Benford and Avie Ann Benford.   He had worked at Bill’s Dollar Store in Ellaville, and many years at Morgan’s Grocery in Tazewell, GA and was currently working as a sales clerk at CVS in Montezuma.  Mr. Benford liked raising flowers and visiting with family and friends.  He attended Concord United Methodist Church.

     Mr. Benford is survived by his brother, Wiley Benford and wife, Brenda of Ellaville; aunts and uncles, Pearl Rimes, Claudia Wright, Myrtice Benford, Stoney Benford, Tony and Fannie Benford, Benny Benford, Luther Wilson, Gloria Wilson, Homer and Beth Roach, and Judy Wilson.  He is also survived by niece, Morgan Benford; nephews, Jacob Benford, Jason Dobbs, and Cody Dobbs.  In addition to his parents Mr. Benford was preceded in death by his brother Gary Wayne Benford. 

     Active pallbearers will be Jason Dobbs, Jesse Wilson, Ken Wilson, Cody Dobbs, Jacob Benford, and Jeremy Benford.   

     Visitation will be held Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Watson-Giddens Funeral Home in Ellaville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Concord United Methodist Church, 500 Bridges Store Road, Ellaville, GA  31806.

     Watson-Giddens Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA is in charge of arrangements. 

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Visitation

Thursday, January 26, 2017

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Watson-Giddens Funeral Home

Ellaville, GA

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 27, 2017

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Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery

Ellaville, GA

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