Benjamin Franklin “Ben” McIntyre, 78, of Louisburg, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 at WakeMed. He was born in Cleveland County, the son of the late Franklin and Kathleen McIntyre and was a veteran of the US Air Force. Ben was a former District Manager with Hardees and was a retired Construction Supervisor with Inco. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, smoking his pipe, playing the lottery, and watching westerns and the History Channel. He was an excellent marksman and was a life-long Republican.
A celebration of Ben’s life will be held at 6 o’clock Monday evening, August 10, 2015 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home.
Ben is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna McIntyre; daughters, Sherry Whitman of Youngsville, Wendy McIntyre Albright and husband, Raymond, of Denton, Kansas, Kathy McIntyre Williams of Youngsville, and Kelly McIntyre of Zebulon; grandchildren, Cameron and husband, Ryan, Jennifer, Brandon, Emily, Cole, and Mitch; sister, Becky Neill of Troutman; brothers, Don McIntyre of Altavista, VA, and Jimmy McIntyre of New Albany, IN.
Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)