Philip Benfield

July 18, 1961 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 60)


Philip Benfield, born July 18, 1961 to the late Billy Benfield and Joan Benfield, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

He was very well known around any racetrack or pool table, and when he made friends, they were for a lifetime.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 28 years, Shirley Benfield; his stepdaughters, Crystal Evans and Gloria Ruiz; his sister, Deedra Blevins (Gerald Blevins). Also surviving him was his niece Hannah Blevins and nephew Kenny Blevins as well as four grandchildren, two great nephews, and one great niece.

The family will be receiving friends and family at the home on September 26, 2021 from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM for a drop-by memorial.


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