Claude Henry Benfield

September 14, 1922January 16, 2014

Winnabow, NC-Claude Henry Benfield, 91, of Supply, NC died Thursday morning, January 16, 2014 at Brunswick Cove Living Center. He was born September 14, 1922 in Charlotte, NC, a son of the late William and Vada Brackett Benfield and was a member of Harrisburg Presbyterian Church. A veteran of WWII, he served with the US Army in the European Theatre and was a recipient of a Purple Heart. A welder by trade, he was retired from Control Southeastern. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Benfield at home, his four children, Barbara Richardson and Julie McCrary both of Charlotte, NC, Harold Benfield of Mount Holly, NC and Tim Benfield of Myrtle Beach, SC. A brother, Charles Benfield of Clovis, NM also survives along with 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Graveside services are planned for 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2014 at Harrisburg Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Pastor Tim Bostick officiating. Funeral services are being handled by McEwen Funeral Service-Derita Chapel. Online condolences may be made at



  • Graveside Service Monday, January 20, 2014


  • Graveside Service

Claude Henry Benfield

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Jennifer Bell

January 20, 2014

You were the best Paw Paw in the world. I'm going to miss you so much. I love you! Love, your Chocolate Chip Bird :)

Crystal Benfield

January 19, 2014

Uncle Claude we will miss you.

Chuck Benfield

January 19, 2014

Best big brother any man could ask for. I will miss you.

Brenda Benfeld

January 19, 2014

Uncle Claude was a great man who served his country well. He was a wonderful husband, father, son and brother. We will miss you.

Laura Kelley

January 19, 2014

He was a great man and even though i am a step child i will always see him as daddy

Tom Patterson

January 18, 2014

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Claude. I work with him in 70's and 80's and had a lot respect form him. May God bless you all in your time of sorrow

John Blakely

January 18, 2014

Thank you Mr. Benfield for your service to our country.


January 18, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Connie Hartsell

January 17, 2014

Julie and family,
So sorry about your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Connie Hartsell