Robert L. Benson 85, formerly of Leavenworth, KS passed away February 10th, 2013 at a Liberty, Missouri Nursing Home.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, February 15th, 2013 at Belden Larkin Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 14th, 2013 from 2:00 until 8:00 PM with the family present from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas.
Robert was born July 15th, 1927 in Leavenworth, Kansas the son of George and Marie (Scott) Benson. He attended and graduated from high school.
He married Ruth Visocsky January 26th, 1948 in Leavenworth, Kansas, she preceded him in death.
Robert worked for the United States Post Office until his retirement.
Robert enjoyed hunting, cutting wood, fishing, handy work, and always working around the house.
He is survived by one son; Robert Benson, Jr and his wife Catherine, of Rayville, Missouri, one daughter; Tami Giblin of Tempe Arizona, five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son; George “Butch” Benson, three brothers; John, George, and Roger Benson, and three sisters; Dorothy Benson, Marion Ryan and Carolyn Hall.
Memorials in his name may be directed to the Alzheimer Association
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