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Obituary for William "Mr. Bill" Benson

Mr. Bill Benson
April 18, 1940 - February 29, 2024

William Joseph "Mr. Bill" Benson, 83, husband of Kathy Benson, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

Born on April 18, 1940, he was a son of the late Francis Benson and the late Edna Wilson Benson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank Benson & Bobby Benson and his sister, Debbie Benson Wrinkle.

Mr. Bill had a love for racing, fishing and loved western dancing. You would always find him with a tool in his hand as he was known for building and fixing anything he could get his hands on.

He retired from T.L. Hanna High School after being head custiodian for over 25 years.

Along with his wife of over 34 years, he is survived by his daughters, Diane Benson, Karen Benson Schnaars & Jennifer Dismukes (Chris), son, Joe Caraglia (Marge), grandchildren, Charles Benson, April Shannon, Aaron Echevarria, Ashley Schnaars, Shelby Schnaars, Gabriella "Gabby" Caraglia & Olivia "Liv" Caraglia and two great-grandchildren, Dade Dodgin & Abigail Shannon.

He is also survived by his siblings, Virginia McNutt-Krueger, Veronica Schoenhaar, Charles Benson & James Benson along with many nieces and nephews and countless friends that are more like family.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in The Maple Room of The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center, 1621 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625.

Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, 2609 Hwy 29 N, Anderson, SC 29621.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to

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