On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Warren Benton, husband, father, son, brother, nephew, cousin, friend and special person to many, passed away suddenly at the age of 37.
Warren will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend Rachel, their children, Daeson and Riley, by his parents Mike and Diane Gilleland, and by his sister Jennifer (Jason). He was predeceased by his father, John Warren Benton. He will also be forever remembered by his nephew and nieces, extended family and dear friends. Warren has touched the lives of so many through his humor, quick wit, intellectual conversation, and infectious smile.
We will Celebrate his Life Monday, December 3rd, at 6:00 p.m., at Forest Park Church, 300 Forest Park Rd. A reception will immediately follow. Feel free to bring food/drinks to share at the reception.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you open your minds and heart to the beliefs and thoughts of others as Warren did so often, such as listen to some music, walk a few miles and maybe read a book or two. Donations in memory of Warren may be made to a college fund for Daeson and Riley at State Employees Credit Union (SECU), 909 Halstead Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.
Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Benton family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.TwifordFH.com.