Ira Dean Benton, Jr. Born in Renton, WA on March 20, 1977 to Ira and Sheila Benton; passed away September 10, 2007 in Federal Way. He was a 30-year resident of the area, working in construction under Local 440 for the past 6 years. He is survived by his parents; a sister, Tina, and brother-in-law, Rob Tomyn and their two children, Kyle and Kellen; numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, and cousins; and his girlfriend, Kim Whitney, and her children Brady and Alyssa. He will be missed by all. Visitation for family will be from 10:00-12:00am and friends 1:00-5:00 pm at Powers Funeral Home on Friday Sept. 14, with a funeral service Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 at 9:00 a.m., also at Powers Funeral Home, 15124 Main Street, Sumner, WA, followed by burial at Mountain View Cemetery, Auburn, WA.
Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Sept. 14, 2007