Larry Jean Benson, Sr. was born March 4, 1951 as the first born to Eugene and Etta Mae Benson in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. In 1970, he moved to New Orleans, Louisiana where he met his loving wife, Cora Williams and worked as a Chief Maintenance Engineer. There they raised three handsome sons. In 2002, he and his wife moved to Austin, Texas to be near his mother. Here he worked for 11 years at Walmart. He passed away at the age of 66, on the afternoon of Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at Pflugerville Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, surrounded and supported by his loving family and caregivers. He will truly be missed by all who knew him and he will definitely live in our hearts forever.
Larry leaves to cherish his mother, Etta Mae Benson; his loving wife, Cora Benson. His sons (spouses): Tyris (Kenyatta) Williams, Larry G. (Nadine) Benson, Jr., André (Kyesha) Benson;
16 grandchildren: Corey, Kevin, Jordan, Larry III, Queen, Johnneisha, Tyra, Dominique, André, Dea’mora, Donté, Kerrion, Donovan, Ahmaya, Ahmari, and Aaliyah. He is also survived by his siblings: Jimmy Benson, Thomas (Consuelo) Benson, Ronald (RuthAnn) Benson, Sylvia Benson, Alexander (Jennifer) Benson, Eric (Pamela) Benson, Justin (Natasha) Benson and sister-in-law Benita Benson. He leaves behind extended family: Deron Jenkins, Eva Jenkins, Gregoriann Jenkins and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Larry is preceded in death by his father, Eugene Benson; his brothers, Darnell and Lee Benson and extended family member Joel Jenkins.
Memorial Services to be Celebrated at Kingdom Hall of Jehova Witness1010 Black Locust Dr., Pflugerville, Texas 78660 on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:00am.