Frederick Marshall Benson

Frederick Marshall Benson, 79, of Craigsville, Virginia passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Brookdale in Staunton, Virginia. 

     He was born February 21, 1941 in Fordwick, Virginia, the son of the late Henry Marshall Benson and Pauline McClure Harris Benson.

     Fred was employed with the Virginia Department of Highways for 30+ years as a drafting engineer.

     He was a veteran of the U.S. National Guard.

     Fred was a member of Craigsville Southern Baptist Church.

     He is survived by his brother; Henry “Bob” Benson; sister-in-law, Vickie Moran; nephew, Kevin Benson; and great nephew, Nathan Shiley.

     A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Craigsville Community Cemetery with Pastor Tom Quick officiating.

     The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

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2 Responses to Frederick Marshall Benson

  1. Stephen Smiley says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  2. Jerry walus says:

    Best golf buddy! Not long ago he could crush a golf ball. He’ll be remembered fondly. My Grandson Brandon called him “Ninja Fred” cause he’d be walking with us at the Greenbrier Classic & pop up close to the action in just a few short minutes. Fred will be with me till we meet again. So long Freed.

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