Benjamin Gettys Team
Benjamin Gettys Team
  • February 4, 1941 - March 21, 2017
  • Greenville, South Carolina

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Benjamin Gettys Team, Junior, 76, of 102 Woodland Way, Greenville, SC passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at home.

Bennie was born in Greensboro, NC on February 4, 1941 to the late Benjamin Gettys Team and Frances Juliette Brown Team. He was a graduate of Greensboro Senior High School and was the first “Whirlie Bird.” Bennie retired from Steel Heddle Manufacturing Company as CEO and Chairman.

Among his many hobbies he enjoyed raising pigeons, bees and roses. He had a love for Southern Art and had acquired a lovely collection. He was a member of the Board of the Greenville County Museum of Art.

Bennie is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Martha Baker Anderson Team and his three children Marty Team Garrison (Bryan), Elizabeth Team Ross (Christiaan) of Greenville and Ben Team, III (Heidi) of Charlotte, NC and his five grandchildren Riley, Carson and Walker Garrison and Isabella and Baker Ross. He is also survived by his brother James L. Team of Raleigh, NC and many close family members.

A memorial service will be held Friday, March 24, 2017, eleven o’clock at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Fourth Presbyterian Church, 703 E. Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601.

The family will be at the home to receive friends.