Mr. Benfield died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
Born Dec. 31, 1970, in Clayton, he was the son of Bill M. and Janie Watts Benfield.
Mark was a carpenter and worked for McCrackin Builders Inc., and was a member of Joy Baptist Church. He loved his church, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and racing. Mark was a loving and caring husband and father. He was an inspiration and blessing to many people that he came into contact with.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife, Melanie June Goss Benfield; two children, a son, Madison Benfield, and a daughter, Mariah Faith Benfield, both of the home; and two brothers, John Benfield of Clayton, and Scot Benfield also of Clayton.
Memorials may be made to the Mark Benfield Fund at Habersham Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 2645, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
An online Memorial Register Book is available at beckfuneralhome.com.
Beck Funeral Home, Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
February 15, 2012