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Sandy Benton, Sr

Sandy M. Benton, Sr., 92, resident of Biloxi, MS, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014. He was born in Forest, MS on November 25, 1921 the son of Sam and Mary Benton. Mr. Benton was married to the late Flossie Gilmore Benton on August 24, 1946. Mr. Benton spent his working career at The Tradewinds Hotel and The Broadwater Beach Hotel/President Casino. Sandy was preceded in death by his wife, parents, 2 sisters, 2 brothers and 1 grandson. Sandy is survived by two brothers, Elbert and Preston Benton, three children, Carla B. Smith (Anthony), Frieda B. Swanier (Cullen) and Sandy Benton Jr.; three grandchildren, Kiersten and Ari Swanier, Lauren Benton. Funeral services for Sandy M. Benton, Sr. will be held Friday, March 21, 2014 at First Missionary Baptist Church, Biloxi, MS at 9:30 a.m. Burial immediately following at Biloxi National Cemetery. Richmond-August Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Sandy Benton, Sr.

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Frieda / Carla: I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I never met him, but from what you have spoken of him, he was a wonderful person. May God and your memories of your father comfort you during your time of grief. Take comfort in knowing he is resting in the arms of our Lord and that he feels no more pain. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless Your Family! Love always, Shondra A. Richardson-Moore & Family, San Antonio, TX

Shondra A. Richardson-Moore Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. The Lloyds, Jean & Mike

Jean Lloyd Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

Goodbye Paw Paw... I love you so much... the greatest thing that I could have ever given you is your baby grand-daughter Lauren... She loves you so much... I am so sorry that I was not able to see you before you left us... Rest in Peace...

Monica S Holiday Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

Frieda, Today I heard of your father's passing. I wanted you to know that you and your family are in my prayers. Angela Marshburn Brown (Formerly of Queens New York)

Angela Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

God bless and keep you Mr. Benton. You opened your heart and home to me while I was stationed in Biloxi and I will never forget it. Rest in peace.

Lawrence Garnett Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM