Born 12-4-1950 -- Died 11-17-2007
Richard Benson Sr., 56, died Nov. 17, 2007, at his Clarksville, Tenn. residence. His remains have been cremated.
There will be a memorial service at the Salem Airport Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at 2 p.m., weather permitting.
He was born Dec. 4, 1950, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Mary Louise (Nobbelin) Benson and the late James Russell Benson.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, captain of a Security Agency, a Christian and a member of the AOPA?Pilots Club.
He is survived by: his mother; a sister Carol Ann Benson of Pinetop Ariz.; his son, Richard James Clyde Benson of Salem, Ark.; daughters, Wanda Jet Jones of Clarksville, Tenn, Lisa Starr Perry and Louise Ann Jones of Moody, Mo., and Pamela Dawn Owens of Salem, Ark; and nine grandchildren.