Richard Stanley Benson



Entered into Rest

September 27, 2023


October 2, 2023 7:00pm


October 2, 2023 4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Richard Stanley Benson, 79 of Edgewood, KY., passed away on September 27, 2023, surrounded by family at his bedside. Rich was born on July 5th, 1944, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He worked for Avey Machine Tool and Ford Motor Company as a tool maker for 50+ years. Richs life was fueled by spending his free time at Lake Cumberland with various friends and family, an overpouring love for his grandchildren, being an avid sports enthusiast (Reds/Bengals), a great appreciation for the outdoors, and playing softball for over 35 years with his brothers, nephews, and his son. He is survived by his wife; Karen Benson whom he married May 8th, 1964, his son; Rick (Angie) Benson, grandchildren; Stephen (Blake) Benson, Taylor (Boone) Haley, Corey (Frances) Benson, Camron Benson, Abby Benson, Christian Benson; great-grandchildren; Stephen Jr and Sloane Benson, Carolyn Benson, and Shiloh Haley. He is also survived by his sister; Betty (Jim) Burk, brother; Bobby (Kathy) Benson, and sister; Carol Benson. Rich is preceded in death by his parents: Gilbert and Evelyn Benson, brothers; Gilbert and Roger Benson, sisters; Gloria Fahey, Janet Sowders, and Peggy Feldmann, and grandson; Kyle Noggler. Services will be held at Allison & Rose Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY on Monday, October 2nd, 2023. Visitation will be held from 4-7pm with a memorial service at 7pm. w
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