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Wayne Benson

August 29, 1939 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Funeral Service for Wayne Benson, age 81, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Johnny Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Kip Sonntag, Kevin Benson, Kasey Benson, Cory Benson, Kyle Benson, and Ronald Flecker serving as pallbearers and Baler Henslee Wayne Sonntag, Bunky Hill, and Como Pickton Special Olympics Team and Coaches serving as honorary pallbearer. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Wayne Benson passed away peacefully at Carriage House Manor in Sulphur Springs, TX.

Wayne Benson was born on August 29, 1938 in Dallas, TX to Robert Anderson Benson and Minnie Lee Graham. He enjoyed watching the Cowboys, Rangers, and Mavericks and was a big fan of them as well.  

He is survived by his brothers, Richard Benson and his wife, Shirley Benson, and Gary Benson; sister, Susie Sonntag; numerous nieces and nephews; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parent; niece, Tonya Eddleman; nephew, Kerry Sonntag; sister in law, Donna Benson; and brother in law, Emil Sonntag.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 14, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, Sulphur Springs

Funeral Service
Sunday
March 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, Sulphur Springs

Interment following funeral service
Sunday
March 15, 2020

Restlawn Memorial Park, Sulphur Springs

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