Theodore “Bob” Robert Benson, 76, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida.
A Memorial Service for Bob will be held Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Hope Lutheran Church in Walker. Inurnment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery with military honors provided by the Spencer-Ross American Legion Post #134 of Walker.
A memorial service was also held October 17, 2012 at Palms Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
Bob was born June 21, 1936 in Devils Lake, North Dakota. He was employed by the U.S. Government, Department of Defense. Bob was a faithful member of Palms Presbyterian Church. He was an amazing cook and loved to travel, play golf and Sudoku.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne S. Benson; children, Robert H. Benson and Ashleigh D. Kendall; step-children, Robert McClenahan and Karen Case; sister, Dianne B. Kennedy, and seven grandchildren, Jordyn and Jarred Kendall, Adam, Brian, Caleb Case, and Jacob and Tyler McClenahan; and numerous nieces and nephews, Scott, Steve and Eric Henley and Tracy Morrill; Mara Loomis, Franz and Theo Ringle and Sudena Johnson; Jeff, Joel and Jon Kennedy and Coretta Czycalla.
Bob was predeceased by his parents, Theodore and Marie Benson; and sisters, Doris Henley and Joyce Ringle.
In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131, www.shrinershospitalforchildren.org or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01201, www.lls.org.