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Ralph Edward Benson, 88, of Joshua, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Memorial services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1420 CR 903, Cleburne.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

Ralph was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Arkinda, Arkansas, to Clyde and Maggie (Tunnell) Benson. He loved bowling, fishing, golf, being outdoors and he always had fun.

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Clyde Benson Jr. and James Robert Benson; and sister, Alma Dean Benson.

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Benson; children, Gary Benson and wife, Peggy, of Cleburne, Carla Patterson and husband, David, of McMinnville, Oregon, Beth Stinson, of Kentucky, Keith Douglas, of Keller, and Scott Douglas, of Fort Worth; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many close friends.

Mountain Valley Funeral Home in Joshua is handling the arrangements. 817-426-3200

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278



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