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Leo Benson

Leo Benson

Sunday, March 17th, 1940 - Monday, February 15th, 2021
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Obituary

Leo Benson of Mineral Point, Missouri, was born on March 17, 1940 in Potosi, Missouri, a son of the late Alfred Jerome Benson and the late Lucy Alberta (Wilkinson) Benson. Leo departed this life on Monday, February 15, 2021 at his home having reached the age of 80 years, 10 months and 29 days.

Leo is survived by three children: Tony (wife, Pam) Benson, Angie Benson, Stephen Benson; three grandchildren: William (wife, Brittany) Benson, Ryan (wife, Bethany) Benson, and Stephanie Willard; one great-granddaughter, Finley Grace Benson; three siblings: Robert (wife, Peggy) Benson, Johnny (wife, Karen) Benson, and Erma Butery; special nieces: Beverly Strong, Teresa Benson, and Sheena Benson; also surviving are many other nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Leo is preceded in death by his father and mother: Alfred and Birddie Benson, two infant brothers: Stanley and Paul Benson; three siblings: Alfred Lenro (wife, Betty) Benson, Joseph "Bud" (wife, June) Benson, and Diane (husband, Dodo) Boyet; brother-in-law, Ralph Butery; and many other relatives.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 5 to 8 pm at DeClue Funeral Home, 301 East High Street, Potosi, Missouri, 63664. Visitation will resume on Monday, February 22nd from 9 to 11 am.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 11 am held at the DeClue Memorial Chapel with Pastor Robert Thurman officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery.

DeClue Funeral Home was honored by handling Leo's funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting decluefuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 21st, 2021 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 21st, 2021 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    DeClue Funeral Home
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    DeClue Funeral Home
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Robert Thurman
  • Interment

    Location
    Sunset Hill Cemetery
    Address
    Potosi, MO 63664

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Michael Badgley

Posted at 02:42pm
Sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you and your family. Mike and Donna Badgley
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