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 Kenneth Buck Benson

Kenneth Buck Benson

Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 11 Feb 2017 (aged 73)
Waskom, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Memorial Service- No Cemetery listed.
Memorial ID 176333663 · View Source
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Kenneth Buck Benson was born February 24, 1943 in Cotton Valley, LA. He died suddenly at his home in Waskom, TX on February 11, 2017. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall St, Shreveport, with a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service.

There will be a pot luck luncheon at First Assembly of God Church in Waskom, TX, immediately following the service. All family and friends are invited to share memories and fellowship.

He attended North Caddo High School in Vivian, LA, Class of 1962. He began his primary career in 1968 as a Union Ironworker at Local 591, Shreveport. His career eventually took him to Anchorage, Alaska, where he continued his work in Local 751 until his retirement. His career accomplishments included: Apprenticeship Coordinator, Project Foreman and Certified Welding Inspector. He was highly regarded by many in his field.

Buck was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Iva Warden Benson and his brother in law, Don Lindsey.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Crawford Benson; and his daughters, Katrina Tippett (Dion), Kendra King (Ben); and stepson, Garrett Teames (Caroline). He was blessed with 7 grandchildren.

Kenneth is also survived by his siblings, Fay Lindsey, Raymond Benson (Rita), Nona Snyder (Greg), and Mona Mercer (Jonny). He considered his nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews to be an important part of his life.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to the Waskom Volunteer Fire Department, P. O. Box 1757, Waskom, TX 75692, (903) 687-3328. The family is profoundly grateful for the immediate response and care given to Kenneth.

Obit by Rose Neath Funeral Home on Feb. 14, 2017.

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