David Carel Benjamin(1944-2014)

David Carel Benjamin, age 69, of Woodstock died Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his home.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 1 at Stover Memorial Chapel, Strasburg with Rev. Michael Derflinger officiating. Burial will be in the Hampton Cemetery, Star Tannery.

Mr. Benjamin was born December 21, 1944 in Herndon, a son of the late William Raymond and Doris Jean Mise Benjamin. He was a retired firefighter with Fairfax County Fire & Rescue with 25 years of service, was a member of the Mt. Jackson Moose Lodge No. 979 and was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Ester Jean Grubbs Benjamin; two sons, William Craig Benjamin of Woodstock and Jason Edward McConnell of Cumming, GA; his sister, Barbara Jean "Bobbie" Benjamin of Manassas; his brother, John "Hoppy" Benjamin of Castleton, Rappahannock County; his grandchildren, Brooke Ann McConnell, Allie Lynn McConnell and Kylie Hope McConnell; his sisters-in-law, Helen Graves and husband, Roy of Cobb Island, MD and Dianna Plaugher of Woodstock.

Family and friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. till service time.

Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, Inc., 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

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Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 177 No. Holliday St., Strasburg is in charge of arrangements.

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Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
177 N. Holliday Street  Strasburg, VA 22657

Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Feb. 25, 2014