Obituary for Benjamin Perhealth of Aberdeen

Benjamin Perhealth, 74 of Aberdeen, NC passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at Hospice Haven of Rockingham, NC.

Ben was born January 31, 1950 to the late Thurman and Geneva Quick Perhealth.

At the young age of 19, Ben married Doris Ann Blue, and with her son, Keith he started a family, later having 3 children of his own.

Ben worked as a carpenter for the majority of his working years. He was an avid sportsman, he loved fishing, hunting, gardening and enjoyed sitting in the yard talking with his friends and family about large bucks he’d encountered or a great fishing hole. When he wasn’t hunting or fishing he enjoyed cooking meals for his friends and family to stop in and enjoy. Mostly cooking fresh vegetables from his garden. You never left his home hungry or without a bag of produce to go. Whatever he had he loved sharing with others.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Mikel Sadler, and his siblings, Minnie Kepley, Myrtle Brewer, Virginia Thompson Robertson, Diane Barber, Russell Perhealth, Roger Perhealth and Sue Helen Perhealth. 

He is survived by children: Gary Wayne and Larry Wayne Perhealth, both of Aberdeen, Cindy Groves (Chris) of Dunn, Keith Blue of Clayton; siblings: Elizabeth Thompson (Harold), Beatrice Dunagan Laughter, Donna Holder Purcell (Jerry) all of Aberdeen, Linda Foster Kepley, of Salisbury,NC; one brother, Johnny Perhealth, of Vass, NC; 5 grandchildren, Megan, Aubrey, Samantha, Anthony, and Marina; 5 great-grandchildren, Olivia, Bryson, Nolan,Wyatt, and Gracie; as well as many nieces, nephews, other family, and wonderful friends.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 10:00 AM at Boles Funeral Home, 425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387.  A funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM and burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery on Reservation Road, Aberdeen, NC. 

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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