David Arthur Benson Sr.
Age 83, of Bonne Terre, Missouri, passed away on January 11, 2023, in Bonne Terre, Missouri. He was born April 6, 1939, in Festus, MO to his late parents Arthur J. Benson and Alma L. (nee Tindall) Benson. He graduated Festus High School in 1957, and went into the Air Force, he was a Police Officer in St. Louis, worked as a Real Estate Agent, was a long time salesman for Crystal Heating and Cooling, was active in the Boy Scouts of America, became an Scout Master of multiple troops, achieved Eagle Scout and Eagle Scout Mentor. He loved hunting and fishing.
His wife Linda (nee Ellis) Benson of Bonne Terre, MO
Son: David A. (Regina "Muffie") Benson, Jr. of Farmington, MO
Daughter: Kelly L. (nee Benson) Crawford of Bonne Terre, MO
Grandchildren: Victoria Nicole Benson and Scotty Lynn Benson of Fairview Heights, IL; Dereck A. Crawford of Bonne Terre, MO, Kristin (T.C.) Jennings of Doe Run, MO
Great-Grandchildren: Riley David Benson, Ryane Willow Manion, Rhett Charles Jennings
Longtime friends Roger and Rosetta Hagan
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one grandson-John David Benson.
Visitation: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 10:00 am - 11:45 am Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Inc. 103 Fourth St. Hillsboro, MO 63050
Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 11:45 am Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Inc. 103 Fourth St. Hillsboro, MO 63050
Burial: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 1:30 pm Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, MO 63125
In lieu of flowers donations to offset funeral expenses would be greatly appreciated.