Benjamin "Ben" Lee Paget

August 17, 1936 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 85)


Benjamin L. Paget (Ben), 85, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2022. Born in Greer, SC, he was the son of J. Suddath Paget, Sr. and Ruth Cunningham Paget.  He was a proud graduate of Furman University.  Ben was the third-generation owner of Paget Chevrolet in Greer, SC until sold in 1988.  Since that time, he and the love of his life for 65 years, Nancee, enjoyed their retirement years.  They lived and raised their family of three girls in Greer, SC.  They also lived in Garden City Beach, SC and now live in Lexington, SC near family.  Ben previously served on the City of Greer Public Works Commission, Board of Directors for the Bank of Greer and United Carolina Bank.  He was a member of Greer First Baptist Church, Belin United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet, SC, and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lexington, SC. 

Ben was preceded in death by his daughter (Kathy Paget Joye), brother (James S. Paget, Jr.), and sister (Jessie Paget Lamb).

He is survived by his wife, Nancee, his brother John Paget, Sr. (Patsy) of Marietta, GA, daughters, Susan Paget Amick, (Brian) of Lexington, SC, Patty Paget Joye, (Chris), and son-in-law Steve Joye of Columbia, SC, seven (7) grandchildren and four (4) great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 213 St. John’s Church Road Lexington, SC 29072.

The family will hold a graveside celebration of life service at 2 PM on Sunday, June 5 at Mountain View Cemetery, 173 Drace Avenue, Greer, SC. 

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Graveside Service
June 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Mountain View Cemetery
173 Drace Avenue,
Greer, SC 29650


St. John's Luthern Church
213 St. John’s Church Road, Lexington SC 29072

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