James Lowell Benton of West Liberty, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Salyersville Nursing & Rehab Center, Salyersville, KY, at the age of 59 years, 5 months, and 26 days. He was born Wednesday, January 21, 1959, in Wrigley, KY, son of James Wesley Benton and the late Dixie Lee Davis Benton.
Lowell was united in marriage to Susan Hamiti. This union was blessed with two children, Josh & Brandie. He was a retired farm hand on a horse farm. He attended the Church of God.
In addition to his mother, Dixie Davis Benton, he was preceded in death by one niece, Sheresa Lynn Benton Cash.
Lowell is survived by his wife, Susan Hamiti Benton; two children, Josh Benton of West Liberty, KY and Brandie Benton of California; two grandchildren; his father, James Wesley Benton of West Liberty, KY; two brothers, George Franklin Benton & wife, Darleen of Waldron, Arkansas and Joe Benton & wife, Bobbi of Paris, KY; one nephew & two nieces, Scott Benton, Amanda Benton, & Josie Benton; seven uncles & three aunts, Darrell Davis, Farrell Davis, Harold Davis, Berlyn Davis, Tommy Benton, Charles Benton, Clifton Benton, Hilda Hill, Ruth Allen, & Drema Jo Howard and several cousins.
Funeral service 2 p.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Potter Funeral Home with Rev. Berlyn Davis & Rev. Farrell Davis officiating. Burial to follow in the Trinity Family Cemetery, Hwy 519, West Liberty, KY. Visitation from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018.
Pallbearers: Russell Hill, Jr., Ken Hill, Wayne Benton, Josh Benton, George Benton, & Joe Benton.