James Thomas Benton



James Thomas “Tom “ Benton, 66 of Fayetteville passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Tom was born and raised in Fayetteville, N.C.. He graduated from Seventy First High School and received a Bachelor of Science from Campbell University and a Master of Science in Psychology from University of Phoenix.
Tom served 8 years in the Air Force as a Flight Medic and 12 years in the Army National Guard as a Platoon Sergeant. Tom retired from the University of Phoenix in Fayetteville as an Enrollment Counselor and spend his retirement at his home in Fayetteville with his wife, Ally.
Tom was predeceased by his father, James Ray Benton, and brother Steven Benton.
He is survived by his wife, Alice “Ally”, mother, Ellen Benton, sister Sue Benton Vines, brother Robert Benton, daughter Jennifer Benton Tucker and husband Shane, daughter Angela Benton Enloe and grandchildren Ashley and Steele Enloe.

A memorial service will be held at Lafayette Baptist Church on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at noon. A visitation will be one hour prior the the service at the church. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lafayette Baptist Church in Honor of Tom. Church address is: 501 Hope Mills Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28304.