Graveside service for Mr. Charles Edwin Benjamin, Jr., age 76, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 3:30 PM at Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens with Pastor Lon Ostryzycki officiating. Burial will be next to his beloved wife of 53 years, Suzanne Dews Benjamin.
Mr. Benjamin passed away on August 25, 2017 in Fayetteville Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Hazel Green, AL. He earned a Bachelor’s in Business from the University of Alabama. After retiring from his managerial position at the Lee Company, he drove a bus for the Lincoln County School System.
Survivors include his daughters, Carol Tucker (Joe) and Mary Elizabeth Benjamin both of Fayetteville, TN; son, Charles Thomas Benjamin (Kathy) of Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren; Anna Benjamin and Ethan and Adam Tucker; and sister, Delores Williams. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents Charles Edwin Benjamin, Sr. and Marguerite Kreitlein Benjamin.
Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 1 until 3 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Benjamin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lincoln County High School Band Booster at 1233 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.