William E. Benson, 95, of Overland Park, Kansas died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. He was born July 28, 1924 in Humboldt, Kansas to the late William M and Georgia H. (Doyle) Benson.
Bill was a gifted carpenter and had a creative mind. He worked for years as a finish carpenter, building some of his own homes over the years. In retirement he built clocks and focused on painting landscapes and other things that caught his eye. Many of the paintings were given to family.
He is survived by his daughter Donna Klasing, grandchildren Stacey Adden, Thomas Benson, and Christopher Benson. Great-grandchildren Rylan Benson, Laila Benson, Kylie Adden and Katelyn Adden. He is also survived by his son in-law Stephen Klasing and many nieces, nephews and beloved friends.
In addition to his parents Bill is preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Margaret. Sisters; Helen Watson, Dorothy Sadler, Marjorie Rhyne, Brother Albert Benson; sons James Benson and Michael Benson.
Graveside service will be Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 10 am at Johnson County Memorial Gardens 11200 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS. Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to the American Heart Association www.2.heart.org. Share Memories and messages with the family at www.JohnsonCountyChapel.com
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American Heart Association
6800 93rd St, Overland Park KS 66212