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Funeral Service

Benson Grove Baptist Church
Friday June 26th, 2020
11:00am

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John "Johnny" Benson

Benson, NC:  Mr. John Douglas "Johnny" Benson, age, 73 of Elevation Road, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at his residence with his loving family by his side.  Funeral Services will be  11:00 AM Friday, June 26, 2020 at Benson Grove Baptist Church.  Dr. Billy Cashwell, Mr. Barry Barbour and Mr. Randy Sorrell will officiate.  Entombment will follow in Roselawn Cemetery with Vietnam Veterans Honors.                 Mr. Benson was born on February 4, 1947 in Johnston County to the late John Lewis and Pauline Benson.  He was preceded in death by his twin sons, Jonathan Reid Benson and Kevin Snead Benson. Mr. Benson was a 1965 graduate of Benson High School and also served in the US Navy Seabees during Vietnam.  He worked with Crawford Sprinkler Company of Raleigh, retiring with 32 years of service in 2012, and was a member of Benson Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Benson was also a member of Banner Post 109 American Legion.  He was a devoted husband, father, and PaPa.             Surviving include his wife of 39 years, Sandra H. Benson; children, Lisa Campbell and husband,  Larry of Benson, Randy Sorrell and wife, Wendy of Clayton, Jodie Tyndall and husband, Johnnie of Deep Run, John Eric Benson of Benson and Shane Benson and wife, Tanya of Benson; twelve grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren; sister, Polly Sue Barnes and husband, Dannie of Benson; several nieces and nephews.                            Due to the current health concerns the family understands if you are not able to join them for the services. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated.              Mr. Benson will be available for viewing and you may sign the register book on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 12:30 PM-5:00 PM at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson and also prior to the service on Friday morning at Benson Grove Baptist Church the family will not be present during these times.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com             Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC

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Hey Polly, Sandra and Family,We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Johnny. He is and will always be a wonderful man and we will always have the fondest memories of him, especially spending time with him with Granny, Larry and Pa as a child. We will also miss his sense of humor that would always put a smile on your face. May his memories and love live on forever and always. We all will miss him.Love ya'll so much,The Benson'sDon, Rhonda, Kayla, Caroline Benson

The Benson's Don, Rhonda, Kayla, Caroline Benson Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

My condolences to Sandra and Polly Sue on your loss and hope that treasured memories bring you peace. With loving thoughts, Jimmy Benson and the Lester Benson family.

Jimmy Benson Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

Tanya & family, though words, however gentle, cannot take your loss away, our love for you and your family, our thoughts of strength and our prayers of compassion are with you, not just today but always. - Pam, Barbara and Christina

WakeOrtho Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

We served proudly together in the US Navy Seabees in Vietnam and stateside. Salute to you my friend and comrade in arms.

Max Gregory Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

I'm sorry for your loss Polly Sue you and your family are in my prayers

Elisa Ammons Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your dad's passing Jodie and siblings. Prayers for your mom and all the family. Thinking of you, Cherlyn T Smith Rose Hill Main Office - Murphy Brown

Cherlyn Smith Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to Sandra and to ALL the family. Sending Prayers of Comfort to you. Johnny will be missed by many and Im thankful that he touched my life and got to know him during his time of care. Love you Johnny and now Fly with the Angels Your Caregiver, Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to Sandra and the family. Johnny was a wonderful person and God has received another angel home! Our prayers of comfort from Jimmy and Vicky Campbell.

Jimmy. Campbell Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

Sandra and family Tony and I are so very sorry for the loss of your husband . We love you very much. You and your family are in our thoughts, our and most of all our prayers. May the Lord give you and your family peace and comfort as you face the days ahead. WEEPING MAY ENDURE FOR THE NIGHT BUT JOY COMETH IN THE MORNING.Psalm 30:5Love&PrayersBarbara and Rev. Tony Beasley Coats,N.C.

Barbara and Rev. Tony Beasley Coats,N.C Jun 23 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Benson

Barbara and Rev. Tony Beasley Jun 23 2020 12:00 AM

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