Mr. Collier Benson Starnes, Jr. (Benny) age 74, of Palmetto, GA passed away December 31, 2019.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2019 at Bowling Green Presbyterian Church, Clover SC with the Rev. Lisa Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour before the service in the fellowship hall at Bowling Green Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in the Church cemetery.
Benny was born March 5, 1945 in Charlotte, NC to the late Collier Benson Starnes, Sr. and Frances Louise Caldwell Starnes. He graduated from Camden Military Academy and began his work within the Caldwell family at Charlotte Aircraft. Benny’s career evolved into logistics sales and was recognized as a top performer in sales managing various accounts in the southeast region. Benny also founded and managed his own logistics company, Starnes Transportation.
Benny loved his dogs dearly and was known for cooking for them. He was also actively involved in giving to charities such as the Salvation Army and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Benny was adored by those who knew him. His personality was larger than life and his laugh was contagious.
Survivors are his wife Faye Starnes; daughters Monica Starnes Taubitz (Heath) of Indian Harbour Beach, FL and Tiffany Starnes Lengyel (Eddie) of Marietta GA; son Ashley McWaters of Clover, SC; and grandsons Colt Allan Kline and Greyson Taubitz.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105