McDonal Thomas “Tommy” Bennett Jr.

Published 5:37 pm Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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McDonal Thomas “Tommy” Bennett Jr., 50, of Chocowinity, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020.

A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in Pamlico Memorial Gardens, officiated by Rev. Ronnie Gurganus.

Tommy was a Craven County native and a 1987 graduate of West Craven High School. He worked as a mechanic and sales manager for various businesses. Tommy married the love of his life, Vickie, on April 20, 1991.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Morris Bennett.

Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Vickie Bennett; daughter, Jessica Harris and husband Darren, of Pinetown; son, Michael Bennett, of Chocowinity; granddaughter, Skylar Harris; two brothers, Keith Bennett, of Ernul, and Scott Bennett and wife Nicki, of Knightdale; two stepsisters, Stephanie Beach, of Olympia, and Erica Jenkins, of New Bern; father and stepmother, McDonal T. Bennett and wife Brenda, of Bridgeton; along with a number of nieces of nephews.

A viewing will be held Thursday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hodges Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church 2564 Taylor Road, Chocowinity, North Carolina 27817 or to Spring Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 100 Spring Hope Church Road, New Bern, North Carolina 28560.

Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory, Greenville.

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