BENSON, Russell Charles, 63, of Atlanta died Friday, July 27, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw.
He is survived by his wife, Denise; daughter, Lisa Benson of Traverse City; son, Kevin Benson of Oceanside, Calif.; and sisters, Judith Currie of Atlanta, and Jennie Gilman of Alpena.
As were his wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be graveside services provided by the Atlanta VFW Post 9489 on Thursday, August 2, 2012, at the Briley Twp Cemetery, Atlanta. Arrangements were entrusted to the Green Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be in a future edition of The News.