On April 12, 2018 Richard Ward Benson beloved husband of Linda S. Benson (nee Herring-Sikalis); devoted father of Katie L. King, Lea L. Sikalis and Angela E. Sikalis and her husband Haidar; loving grandfather of Kyleigh and Carsyn King, Joey Kerins, Devin Bragg, Taylor Benny and Zackary and Yousef Alsaidi; dear brother of Vickie Little Mowery and her husband Dennis.
A funeral service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Monday at 7:30 pm. Visiting hours on Monday 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers. Contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital at www.shrinershospitals.org/Donate