|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1962|
St. Clair County
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2008|
Kevin J. Benson, of Goreville, Ill., formerly of Shiloh, Ill., born July 7, 1962, in Belleville, Ill., died Aug. 30, 2008, at Heartland Regional Hospital in Marion, Ill.
Kevin was a United States Army veteran and served in Desert Storm. He was a graduate of O'Fallon High School, Class of 1980, a graduate of Southwestern Illinois College in 1982 and in 1983 from Shawnee Community College. He worked for Koerner Distributor in Marion, Ill., and was a member of the N.R.A. and a life member of the VFW Post 1400 and was an avid wild life enthusiast.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alan G. Benson
Surviving are his loving mother, Theresa M., nee Schomaker, Benson of Shiloh, Ill.; two sisters, Kristi J. (Michael) Pope of Woodridge, Ill., and Kimberly T. Benson of Shiloh, Ill.; and nieces and nephews, Alan and Shelby O'Brien and Venna N. Benson.
Memorials may be made to the Humane Society in Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Goreville United Methodist Church in Goreville, Ill., with Pastor Tim Woodard officiating. Interment was held privately at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
St. Louis County
Created by: Scott Leas
Record added: Sep 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29962235