Stanley Benson, 82, of Hobbs, NM passed away at home on May 2, 2018. Stanley was born on April 10, 1936 to Cleo and Ruth Benson in Denver, Colorado. He was a loving husband and father. Stanley also had a solid relationship with Jehovah God. His loyalty and faithfulness to his creator persisted to the end of his life. Stanley was preceded in death by his parents Cleo and Ruth Benson, a daughter, grandson and granddaughter.
Stanley is survived by his wife Leola Benson of Hobbs; daughters Renee Benson and her two daughters of Denver, CO, Veronica Foster and her son Andre of Hobbs and Sonya Benson and her son Kai of San Antonio, TX; son Stanley Benson Jr. and his son Marqualo of Hobbs and daughter Christy Heckard (Kenneth) and their children Ke’Ondre and Ke’Ahzanae of Dallas, TX; three other grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and other relatives. He is also survived by special friends Fidel Calderon, Danny Leos, and Omar.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Elder Lorenzo Camacho officiating.
Growing up with Stanley Jr, I was always intrigued by Mr Benson Sr he was an outstanding father figure that I never had. My condolences Stanley.
Roberto MartinezDallas, TX
I am so very sorry for your loss... your Dad was always such a character... always smiling. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family....
Cindy RodriguezHobbs, NM
My deepest sympathies and condolences to the Benson family. May God give you peace during this time.
Tina FisherHobbs, NM
Your father was such a special person. I always loved it when he came to NMJC to visit Kelly Holladay and myself. He always had so much joy within him. I will definitely miss this wonderful man. My deepest sympathy to his family.
Marcia GalyeanHobbs, NM
My Loving Father, I miss you more than words could ever say. I know you are at peace and you are resting. I love you, and my heart will forever hold your memories. I Love You, My Daddy Always. Your Daughter, Sonya D. Benson( Dumpy)
Sonya D. BensonSan Antonio, TX
I just saw Stanley's Obituary Notice and I am so sorry. Stanley and I had known each other for 25-30 years, we kept in touch by phone real often, he was a good friend, may he rest in peace.
Marie WilcoxHobbs, NM