Thomas C. Benson(1934 - 2014)

Thomas C Benson

Thomas Carroll (T.C.) Benson, age 79, a resident of Pensacola, Florida passed away on May 21, 2014 at Bayside Manor in Pensacola. He was born on September 6, 1934 in Summerdale, AL to Irl and Elzetta Benson. Tom lived in Pensacola for over 70 years. His only other residence was in Punta Gorda, Belize where he owned a bed and breakfast called TC's by the Sea.

He is survived by his three children: Philip Benson (Julie Borsodi) of Oberursel Germany, Dr. Beverly Benson (Dr. Pamela Farmer) of San Francisco, CA, Brenda Whalen (Dave Whalen) of Loveland CO; two grandchildren Marina and Nicholas Borsodi-Benson; two sisters Shirley Jensen and Earlene Henderson; two nieces and four nephews.

Tom served his country for 4 years in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. His hobbies included deep sea fishing, cooking for large groups, and eating great food.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 30, 2014 starting at 11:00am at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, 2276 Airport Blvd in Pensacola Florida. He will be buried at Pine Rest Cemetery in Foley AL.

The family expresses their sincere gratitude to the staff at Bayside Manor, especially Cindy Rebber and April Neel, for their care and affection.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal from May 25 to May 27, 2014