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Benny Lee East

December 19, 1958 — February 10, 2023

Mt. Airy

Benny Lee East

 

Mr. Benny Lee East, 64, of Mt. Airy passed away Friday, February 10, 2023, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson after a vigilant battle with cancer.  He was born in Surry County on December 19, 1958, to Ruby Bunker East and the late Glenn East.  Mr. East was owner-operator of Mayberry Campground, full-time entrepreneur, and fixer of all things.  He is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Kali and Andrew Boles, Lakin East; grandchildren, Kason Boles, and Weston Boles; his mother, Ruby Bunker East; a brother, James East; his best buddy, Flash; many other special friends and family.  A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Adams and the Rev. Harry Sherrill officiating.  The family will receive friends Thursday from 12:30 until 2:00 PM at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Duke Children’s Hospital Pediatric Oncology Unit or to a Pediatric Oncology Unit of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, February 16, 2023

12:30 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Mount Airy)

206 West Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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Memorial Service

Thursday, February 16, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Mount Airy)

206 West Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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