John Benson(1937 - 2012)

John Edward Benson

February 26, 1937

December 31, 2012

John Edward Benson, 75, went home to be with the Lord on December 31, 2012 in Archdale, NC.

He was a past Monarch of Zelica Grotto and a member of Escambia Lodge # 15.

John retired from Air Products and Chemicals (formerly Escambia Chemicals) after over 40 years of service.

He is preceded in death by wife, Patricia Ann Benson and brother, Charles F. Benson.

John leaves to cherish his memory: wife, Barbara Benson; daughter, Karen (Michael) Steinmetz; daughter, Brenda (Tom) Robinson; grandchildren, Jessica, Jeremy and Sam; sister, Marlene Sue Morton Law; stepdaughter, Rachelle (Tim) Trammell; stepson, Mike Harris; step grandchildren, John, Meagan, Jeremiah and Lauren, as well as, many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family members.

Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, January 6, 2013 at the funeral home.

Graveside servicee will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 7, 2013 at Bayview Memorial Park.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Jan. 6, 2013