Robert Stephen Benns

October 21, 1958 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 61)


Robert Stephen Benns, 61, of West City died Friday, April 10, 2020 in Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
He was born October 21, 1958 in Benton, the son of Lyman and Margaret (Smith) Benns. He lived his entire life in Franklin County where he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by one sister, Mary Anne Kline of Benton; four brothers, Lyman Jr. and wife, Jane Benns of West City; James and wife, Beth Benns of Benton; Dennis and wife Valerie Benns of Valier and Michael Benns of Benton.
He is also survived by three nephews, Adam and wife Dee Anne Benns of Carbondale; Eric and wife, Lora Benns of Richmond, IN and Jeremy Benns of Long Beach, CA; seven nieces, Julie and huband, Mike Greisz of San Antinio, TX; Angela Wray of Phoeniz, AZ; Deni and husband, Paul Stallons of Swansea, IL; Jamie Hargrave of Bradford, OH; Lacey and husband, Justin Owens of Nashville, TN; Shauna and husband, Mario Martinez of Lodi, CA and Nikita Benns of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his Parents.
Private Graveside services will be held at the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton.
Morton & Johnston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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