Benton- Milton L. Pendexter, of Benton, Maine, succumbed to lung cancer on Saturday, August 5, 2017, with his loving family by his side. \r\n\r\nMilton was born on December 27, 1930, to Albert and Winnifred Pendexter. On July 25, 1952, Milton married Sadie Peters. They were married 66 years prior to her death on April 6, 2017. Together they raised four children.\r\n\r\nMilton worked at Purlac Dairy for a few years before moving on to Keyes Fibre where he worked for 25 years. Milton enjoyed many recreational activities such as bowling and golfing. He enjoyed golfing with his buddies Roland Seeley (his very, very best friend), Chris Wing and Jim Fitton. Milton enjoyed working around the house he completely remodeled himself. He loved working in his garden he had for years. Milton was a “Jack of all Trades” and a master of raising his children. \r\n\r\nMilton was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Sadie Pendexter; his parents; his daughter, Candace; and a brother, Alfred Pendexter Jr. \r\n\r\nSurviving are his four children, Gary Pendexter and his wife, Mary of Georgia, Curtis Pendexter and his wife, Debbie of China, Melissa Carter and her husband, Lee of Winslow, and Kevin Pendexter and his wife, Erica of Winslow. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Derek Carter of Lewiston, Julia Pendexter of Georgia, Madisyn Pendexter of Winslow, Samuel Upton of Winslow, Amy Bryant of Waterville, and Jodi Beckwith of Massachusetts; a great grandson, Ayden of Lewiston; and a sister, Barbara Noel of Florida.\r\n\r\nA graveside service will be held on Sunday, August 20th at 1 p.m. at Ames Cemetery in Benton.\r\n\r\nThe Pendexter family would like to extend a huge thank you to Hospice including his wonderful nurse Gwen Chase as well as Kathy, Jessie and Ken for helping him to remain at home through his final days.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Maronite Catholic Church, 3 Appleton St, Waterville, ME 04901.