BELMONT - Benny Biddix, 54, passed away Nov. 10, 2011, at the Robin Johnson House, Dallas, after fighting a long courageous battle with brain cancer.
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He was born May 29, 1957, in Gaston County, son of Odis Biddix of Bessemer City and the late Nadine Peck Biddix.
Benny was a gentle giant; he was sweet, funny, calm, friendly, caring and intelligent. He lived a life of courage, fortitude and fullness, even though be-ing short changed in health and longevity. In his transformation from this life to the life beyond, he left a void in a close family cicle of love. Benny was a graduate of Winthrop College with a B.S. Degree in Business. He was a member of
First UMC, Belmont and a long time member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Benny worked for Duke Energy for over 30 years enjoying all positions he held there. His most recent position was Director of Portfolio Management in Real Estate Services.
A memorial service will be held 5 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, Belmont, officiated by Dr. Chuck Baker and the Rev. Tommy Bu-chanan.
The family will receive friends after the service in the family life center and other times at 313 Dogwood Lane, Belmont or 521 Thomas Trail, Gastonia.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Hines Biddix; sons, Ben, Lee and John Biddix all of Belmont; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Lisa Biddix of Gasto-nia; sisters and brother-in-law, Tammie Biddix of Belmont, Tena and Rev. Tommy Buchanan of Kings Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Robin Johnson House, 5005 Shepherds Way Dr., Dallas, NC 28034 or The Preston Robert L. Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Duke University Hospital, 2301 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27710.
Arrangements are with Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 12, 2011