Obit Gordon Dean Benson

Gordon Benson

Our father, grandfather, and great grandfather, commonly know as Ben, by friends and family members died Sept 17, 2021.

Gordon was born December 9, 1929 to Lewis and Madge Benson. Gordon worked as a carpenter most of his life, and belonged to the Carpenters Union in Washington.

Gordon loved to fish.In his younger day he and his brothers/or even his friends, would hike up into mountain lakes and spend a couple of days.

Another one of Gordon’s great loves was his family. He loved being around his family.

Gordon was preceded in death by his oldest daughter Amy Sue Benson.

Gordon is survived by his two children, Misty Gearhart, and Gordon D. Benson II, also known as Boo.Also, Lisa Ponozzo, who spent much of her time helping take care of him.

Gordon is also survived by several grandchildren, Joshua Gearhart, Jerica Gearhart, Jasmine Assy, Shania Rales, Lexi Benson, Mariah Raff, Adam Steffes, and Gabriel Benson, and great grandchildren Symphony Gearhart, Landon Steffes, Liviah Jackson, Avah Raff, Daxton Raff, Theron Trombly, and Leighton Trombly.

And last but not least. Gordon had a great love of his two dogs, Partner and Charlie.

There will be a private burial on the family farm.

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