Benny Fenton Peden Sr.

Published 8:03 pm Sunday, March 11, 2018

WINDSOR — Benny Fenton Peden Sr., 85, of Windsor passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018.  Born to the late James Quinton Peden and Josephine Wells Peden, Benny retired from Smithfield Packing Company where he worked in maintenance.  In his retirement he enjoyed spending time outside in his garden, where he was known for growing his collards and many other vegetables.  

Benny is survived by his wife of 67 years, Martha Stanley Peden; daughters, Linda P. White, Gayle P. Bartlett (Steven), son Benny F. Peden Jr. (Tammy); five grandchildren, Sammy, Sterling, Coty, Jonathan and Lindsey; two great-grandchildren, Samantha and Bentley; his sister, Josephine P. Ritter; and his brother, Marshall T. Peden.  Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant son, Joseph Wayne Peden; and numerous brothers and sisters.  

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 14 at 2 p.m. in Mill Swamp cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 13, 6-7 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield.  Online condolences may be registered at

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