ALTON -- Bobby Dale Benton, 74, of Mt. Major Highway, died Aug. 31, 2009, at his home.
He was born in Lodi, Mo., Aug. 25, 1935, to David and Helen Olivia (Benton) White. Mr Benton worked for Olive Gardens for 30 years as a chef.
He loved fishing, had a big passion for cooking, enjoyed reading and loved animals. He was very close to his mother and had a deep love for his family.
Family members include his wife, Roseann Nicastro of Alton; two sons, Jon Nicastro of Alton, and Anthony Nicastro of Manchester; a brother, David White of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; two sisters, Glenda Rae Crumrine of Greenville, Mo., and Charlene Allen of Silva, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by a service at noon, at Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 85 Mill St., Wolfeboro. Burial will be in George W. Twidwell Cemetery in Silva, Mo., at a later date.
For more information, go to www.baker-gagnefuneralhomes.com.