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Edward Alton Benson

Edward Alton Benson Obituary
Edward Alton Benson, 85, of Baton Rouge, LA passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Ed was born in Jackson, TN, and grew up in Hot Springs, AR. After serving in the US Army, he attended LSU in Baton Rouge where he raised his family and worked at Dow Chemical until retirement. He was a devoted father and grandfather. Ed is survived by his children, Edward Benson Jr, Holly Benson, Tracy Brobst and husband Jerry; his grandchildren, Robert Benson, Jack and Emmett Brobst; his sisters, Mary Benson, Elizabeth Allen, Ann Short and husband Jim; Dr. Nan Crochet; and many nieces and nephews. Ed is preceded in death by Emily O'Bannon; his parents William Wylie Benson and Lola Mamie Newman; brothers, Bill Benson, John Benson and Guy Benson and sister Frances Benson. Visitation will be held at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway on Monday, January 21, 2019 from 9:00AM until the funeral services at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Ed's name to Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge. The family of Ed wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Michael A. Sanchez, Dr. Eric Frusha, as well as the staff of Amedisys.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 17 to Jan. 21, 2019
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