Obituary for Billy Benge of Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS, NC (March 10, 2017)…Billy Benge age 70, of Granite Falls went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, Hudson. He was born November 26, 1946, son of the late Lonnie and Laura Anderson Benge.

Mr. Benge is survived by his daughter, Katrina Greene and husband, Kevin of Granite Falls; two sisters, Judy Mackie and husband John of Hickory and Geraldine Dillard of Granite Falls; two brothers, Lon Benge and wife Diane of Columbia, SC and Donald Benge of Granite Falls; one granddaughter, Brittany Moretz; one great-granddaughter, Khloe Riddle; five nieces and one nephew.

The family will receive friends Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at Dry Ponds Baptist Church. The service will follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Rob Evans and Rev. Floyd Perry officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mackie Funeral Home of Granite Falls, NC is serving the family.  You may view the obituary online at

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family…