Larry D. Benbow, 78, of Winchester, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Glen Oaks Health Campus, New Castle.
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He was born January 25, 1935 in Sulfur Springs, Ind., to the late Alva and Nellie Benbow. Larry worked for General Motors for 25 years retiring in 1993. He was a member of the Winchester Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include two sons, Duane Benbow (wife Sue) of New Castle and Kenny Benbow (wife Judy) of New Castle; a sister, Nellanna Hiday (husband Jim) of Middletown; a brother, Jerry Benbow (wife Marcy) of Middletown; four grandchildren, Heather New, Jesse Benbow, Brandy DeNeve, and Ryan Griffey; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Wanda (Greene) Benbow, just five months earlier. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dawson Benbow; and a sister, Farrie Flowers.
A funeral service to celebrate Larry's life is 2 p.m. Friday, December 27 at Garden View Funeral Home, 10501 N. State Road 3, Muncie, with Pastor Danny Hines officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Veteran's of Delaware County Honor Guard.
Friends and family may gather to share and remember two hours prior to services Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed and a memorial video can be seen at www.gardenviewandgardensofmemory.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Garden View Funeral Home & Gardens of Memory Cemetery - Muncie
10501 North State Road 3 Muncie, IN 47303
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on Dec. 25, 2013