Mr. William Arnold "Bill" Benton, Sr., 70, of Frederick, died on July 11 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Carol Putman Benton. Born on June 17, 1944, he was the son of the late James Arnold Benton and Dora Lee Leigh.|
Bill was a production supervisor for many years at Weinschel and also worked as a car salesman at Damascus Chevrolet and Frederick Motor Company. He was a member of the American Legion Francis Scott Key Post #11 and a member of the Frederick Elks Lodge #684 and also served in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Benton is survived by his son, William A. Benton, Jr. and his wife Colette as well as grandsons William A. Benton, III and Ryan J. Foret. Additionally, he is survived by siblings James "Richard" Benton, John Benton, Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Thompson and Barbara Clagget. He was preceded in death by his wife and siblings Robert "Bobby" Benton and Edna "Lucille" Anderson. Bill will also be missed by special friend Kevin Moler.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 13 from 6:00-9:00 PM at Keeney and Basford PA Funeral Home, 106 East Church Street, Frederick. A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 14 at 10:00 AM in the Etchison Memorial Chapel of the funeral home. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
Please visit Mr. Benton's online memorial at www.keeneybasford.com.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on July 13, 2014
Published in Print in The Frederick News-Post on July 13, 2014