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Donald E. Benson

July 23, 1929 - January 9, 2018

Muncie – Donald E. Benson, 88, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Golden Living Center.

He was born in Muncie on July 23, 1929, the son of Leo and Della (Brock) Benson.

Donald was a Die Sinker by trade and worked for Cammack Die Company and Chrysler Corporation prior to his retirement. He was a member o…READ MORE

Muncie – Donald E. Benson, 88, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Golden Living Center.

He was born in Muncie on July 23, 1929, the son of Leo and Della (Brock) Benson.

Donald was a Die Sinker by trade and worked for Cammack Die Company and Chrysler Corporation prior to his retirement. He was a member of the International Die Sinker Conference. He became disabled at sixty-five and continued as an inspiration to others by living life to the fullest.

He was a member of Corinth United Methodist Church and the Cowan Lions Club. He was an avid bowler and loved card playing, boating and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his three sons, Jonathon Michael Benson, Daniel Benson (wife, Janet), and Greg Benson; his brother, Harold Benson (wife, Jean); grandchildren, Amanda Stoltman, Brian Benson (wife, Susan), Elizabeth Sutton (husband, Milo), Marcy Minton (husband, Jason), and Benjamin Benson (wife, Stephanie); great-grandchildren, Joseph and Tyler Stoltman, Cadence Baugh, Lindsey, Zoe, and Reagan Benson, Brandon, Halie, and Rylee Sutton, Carter and McKenna Minton, Kaylynn, Emily, and Adlee Benson; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Benson in 2007; a daughter-in-law, Pam Benson; brothers, David and George Richard Benson; a sister, Mary Benson; and his parents.

The family wishes to thank Golden Living Center, Westminster Village, Asera Hospice, and Corinth United Methodist Church for all the loving care and support shown to Donald.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Entombment will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Family and friends may call from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Corinth United Methodist Church, 3210 West County Road 400 South, Muncie, Indiana 47302.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

Beech Grove Cemetery

Address:

14oo West Kilgore Ave.
Muncie, IN 47305


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