Fred H Benson Jr.
Fred H Benson Jr. passed away into the arms of his Saviour on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in his home with his son, Brad, at his side.
He was born November 4, 1929, in Memphis, TN, to Fred H. and Ruth Benson, who raised him and his 6 siblings as Christians. He attended High School in Memphis, William Jewell College in Liberty, MO and Cumberland School of Law in Lebanon, TN. He met Loretta (Lore) Lyerla at William Jewell, who he married on September 11,1954, and moved to White Sands, NM, where he was stationed (US Army).
Fred began a Title Insurance career with Art Reppert in Liberty, MO, then took a position in St. Louis, MO, before moving to Bloomfield, MI, as President of St. Paul Title Company. He was transferred to Dallas, TX, and later retired from Lawyers Title in Dallas before relocating to Naples, FL, where some of the family lives and for year-round golf.
He was preceded in death by his adored wife, Lore; and is survived by his four sons, wives and grandchildren, Jeffrey Stewart Benson and Donna, Kenneth Wayne Benson and Victoria, Eric Chase Benson and Patricia, and Bradley Clay Benson. All four sons had granddaughters, Carly, Brittany, Danielle, Erica, Nicole, Kimberly and Heather; and there are now 9 great-grandchildren. Fred had many friends along the way with many kind memories.
Private services were held by the family.