February 2, 1943 ~ May 20, 2019

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Johnny Richard Benson, 76, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at the CarePartners Solace Center.

A Buncombe Co. native, Johnny was a son of the late Dennis Benson and Della Ingle Benson Harrin. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy and Jerry Benson.

Mr. Benson is survived by his wife, Barbara Clark Benson; niece, Wanda Benson; nephews, Mark Soesbee, Doug Benson, and Jeff Benson; and great-niece, Katrina Soesbee.

Per Mr. Benson’s request, no services will be held at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to WNC Bridge Foundation (formerly CarePartners Foundation) P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT JOHNNY PASSING WE HAVE BEEN FAMILY FRIENDS SINCE WE WAS IN OUR CHILD HOOD HE WILL BE MISSED BY US BARBARA YOU WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS

  2. Dear Barbara,
    You have endured so much this year. On behalf of everyone at DayStay, we are praying peace and love upon you.

  3. Barb,
    I am honored to have known Johnny since I first met you all many years ago. A kindred spirit.

    Very sorry to hear of his passing into peace now.

  4. Dear Barbara,
    Sorry to hear about the loss of Johnny. I pray that God will grant you HIS Peace during this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts and Prayers. God Bless!
    Lisa Marrow, RN

  5. I’m gonna miss my “travel buddy”. Fran and I covered a large portion of the western hemisphere with Johnny and Barbara. Many wonderful memories of some great times. May God’s loving peace give you comfort, Barbara.

  6. Barbara I am very sorry for your loss. You have had a lot to bear this year. I pray for peace for you and strength. Johnny was a loving and kind person.

  7. Barbara, We just wanted to let you know how sorry we are about your loss of Johnny. We know this
    has been a difficult time for you losing Evelyn and now Johnny. You will be in our prayers and please
    let us know if you need anything.

  8. Dear Barbara,
    We are sorry for your loss of Johnny. We have fond memories of him. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Scott,Karen, Crystal and J.R.

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