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Matthew R. Benson

Matthew R. Benson was born November 5, 1937 in Springfield, OH. He departed this life on April 4, 2024 in Columbus, OH.

Matthew received his Bachelors Degree from Central State. He retired from Franklin County Children Services in the Columbus area.

Matthew was a devoted member of Ezekial Roy Arch Knights Temple Consistency Triumph Temple Number One and Past Potentate for Triumph Temple Shriner Number One. He also was an avid golf player.

Matthew was preceded in death by his parents, Anna Robinson and Matthew Benson; sisters, Teresa McLemore and Faye Benson; and special friend, Jerome “Bud” Williams.

Matthew’s memory will be cherish by his devoted and loving wife, Loretta Benson; sons, Rodney Benson and Mark Benson; daughter, Sada Patterson; stepchildren, Lisa Williams, Charles Scott, Marva Carter, Sharlene Marshall, and Myron Brown; a host of grandchildren; nieces, Vickie Colvin, Cecelia Benson, Dana Benson; nephews, Corry Benson, William Benson, and Charles Garnel Johnson; many great nieces and nephews; special grandson, Mitchell Harris; special friends, Peter and Cynthia Charles; and a host of great grandchildren.

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Saturday, April 13, 2024 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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