Walter ‘Cooter’ Harrison Benge

Published 11:52 am Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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Walter “Cooter” Harrison Benge, 73, of Mocksville, NC passed away on Dec. 12, 2021at Davie Health and Rehab in Davie County.
Cooter, as he as so lovingly known as, was born on Nov. 19, 1948 in Caldwell County, NC. He was the son of the late Walter Junior Benge and Lela Melvina (Ray) Benge. In addition to his parents, Cooter was preceded in death by his grandson, Avery and his sister, Betty Spillman.
In life, Cooter worked for Heritage Furniture as a line worker for over 38 years before retiring. Cooter enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include: a daughter, Christina Benge of Cooleemee; 3 brothers, Randy Benge (Debbie) of Mocksville, Kenny Benge (Kathy) of Mocksville, and Earl Benge (Cathy) of Salisbury; 4 sisters, Shelby Bradford (Joe) of Mocksville, Frances Cartner (Denny) of Mocksville, Cathy Merritt (Tom) of Pleasant Garden, and Lena Benge of Clemmons; and a granddaughter, Haley Benge.
Please consider a memorial to Mocksville Kidney Dialysis Center in memory of Cooter.
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.