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It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a good friend, a loving father and great brother, Larry Benson, Sr. who passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013. Mr. Benson was born August 21, 1945 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a 1969 graduate of Louisiana State University. He later moved to San Antonio and was a graduate of St. Mary's University where he received his Juris Doctor degree in Law in 1972.
He was the Chairman/CEO of Ingram Park Auto Center and last year's Fiesta King Rey Feo LXV. He served on many boards such as: Lone Star Capital Bank, Christus Santa Rosa Hospital, and St. Anthony Catholic School Foundation. During his law practice, Mr. Benson served on the board of the following foundations: Epilepsy Foundation in 1973-1977, Legacy Board for Incarnate Word University from 1980-1984, Boys Scouts of America from 1988 - 1990, Gross Bank NA and Kelly Field National Bank. Mr. Benson was President and General Partner for the San Antonio Riders Football team.
He is survived by his son, Larry Benson, Jr., his brother, Tom Benson, Jr., and many cousins, nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Funeral Mass will be offered at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church located at 4201 De Zavala Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78249 followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. For personal acknowledgement you may sign the guest book at www.missionparks.com in the obituary section.
Mission Park Funeral Chapel - North
3401 Cherryridge San Antonio, TX 78230
Published in Express-News from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2013