May 24, 1944 - September 19, 2020
Our father Nathaniel Benson, Jr. affectionately know as “Benny” passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of 76 years. He was born May 24, 1944 in Perry, Alabama the son of Nathaniel Benson, Sr. and Jessie Duke. Nathaniel served his country by enlisting in the United States Army and was active in combat duty over in Vietnam. He was a very intelligent man, who enjoyed his family, his Pepsi and any card game ever invented. Nathaniel could recite poetry and quotes by great philosophers. And he also enjoyed his marijuana with a passion. He was love and adored by all and will be truly missed. He leaves to cherish his memory: two daughters, Angela Benson of Aurora, CO and Mashea Hill of Saginaw, Michigan; two sons, Dwayne Parham of Denver, CO and Michael Benson of Louisville, KY; five step-children, Lakenya Curl of Denver, CO, Devonna Benson of Commerce City, CO, Jimmy Benson of Greenville, SC, Jalisa Rogers of Saginaw, MI and Rociod Rogers of Aurora, CO; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; step-father, Frank Jones, Sr.; nieces, Courtney Benson, Reva Benson and Gina Carter; nephews, Johnny, James and Michael Benson and Bobby Kidd, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Janice Parham of Saginaw, MI, Teresa Pittman of and Doris Parham, both of Denver, CO; brothers-in-law, Robert and Ernest Parham, both of Saginaw, MI; a hoist of cousins including special cousins, Nettie Miree, Lonnie “Boon” Miree and Joe Miree, all of Saginaw, MI. Mr. Benson was preceded in death by his parents, Nathaniel Benson, Sr. and Jessie Duke; sisters, Louise Benson and Reba Carter; brothers, Frank Jones, Jr. and Robert Kidd; sister-n-law, Ann Parham; brother-in-law, Luther Parham and nice, Sonja Armstrong. The family would like to express special thanks to Evans & Browne’s Funeral Home for generosity and professional care, the Parham family for their love and support during a very difficult time. Visitation will take place Monday, September 28, 2020 at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. Interment will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery, G-4200 Belford Road, Holly, Michigan 48442.
Our father Nathaniel Benson, Jr. affectionately know as “Benny” passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of 76 years. He was born May 24, 1944 in Perry, Alabama the son of Nathaniel Benson, Sr. and Jessie Duke. Nathaniel... View Obituary & Service Information
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