James Benton “Benny” Husketh, Sr., age 65, of 4130 White Oak Drive, died Saturday, November 21, 2009 at his home. A native of Durham County, he was the son of the late Charlie F. and Mable Sparrow Husketh. He was a heavy equipment operator and a retired employee of the city of Durham.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 from Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel by Dr. Cecil Newton. Burial will follow in South Granville Memorial Gardens.
Surviving is his wife, Faye McBroom Husketh of the home; his son, James B. Husketh, Jr. of Stovall; a daughter, Christy H. O’Neal and husband, Travis of Oxford, and his grandchildren, Tyler and Caden O’Neal.
Flowers are accepted. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 23, 2009 from 7:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home. For online memorials go to www.gnvfh.com, select obituaries. Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home is in charge of assisting the Husketh family.