He is survived by three sons, Grant Benson, III and his wife Sue of Hooksett, NH, Bradley Benson and his wife Linda of Derry; and Scott Benson and his wife Sarah of Londonderry, NH; five grandchildren, Keith, Alycia, Victoria, Andrew, and Christopher; two great-granddaughters, Mya and Eva; several cousins; and his best friend and companion, Carolyn Manson. He was predeceased by his wife, Jeannette (Smith) Benson in 2007.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, February 27th from 5 - 8pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:00am in First Parish Church, 47 East Derry Rd., Derry. The burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice in the Derry community. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com