Benjamin E. Blount, Jr., 75, of Parkton, NC, died Friday May 18, 2012 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. Visitation will be at McNeill Mackie Funeral Home Tuesday May 22, 2012 from 5:00 PM -6:30 PM with a Memorial Service scheduled for 6:30 PM in the funeral home chapel. A native of Robeson County, North Carolina, he was born September 2, 1936 to the late Benjamin Ethelbert and Lena James Ray Blount, Sr. He was a veteran of the US Air Force having served from May 1955 until May 1961. An accomplished electrician, he is survived by his wife, Virginia; son, Mark Blount; daughters, Melissia Jacobs and Renee Ouenemoen; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at 76 Poplar Street, Parkton, the home of Jerry and Carolyn Justice. Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home, St. Pauls.