Carlyle M. Benn, 99, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.
Carlyle was born May 8, 1919 in Trinidad, West Indies to the late Wilfred and Mabel (Edwards) Benn. He immigrated to the United States in 1971 to Brooklyn, N.Y. He moved to Port Charlotte from Miami, Florida in 1988. He was a retired Manager for a company who supported Oil fields sites in Trinidad W.I. and a member of St. James Episcopal Church of Port Charlotte.
He is survived by his loving family, three daughters, Joyce Popplewell and Joy Benn of Port Charlotte and Janet (Ulric) Francis of Fort Lauderdale, FL; four sons, Winston (Dionicia) Benn of England, Noel (Angela) Benn of Canada, Patrick (Fay) Benn of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Desmond (Cheryl) Benn of Port Charlotte FL; one and only sister, Dawn Brovelli of Port Charlotte FL; 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Margaret Benn and a son, Leslie Benn, his brothers Andre and Vernon Benn.
Memorial services will be held Thursday 11:00 AM, May 17, 2018 at St. James Episcopal Church, 1365 Viscaya Drive, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Interment will be held at a later date in Trinidad W.I.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.