Richard 'Dick' Benson

Sept. 23, 1924 - Nov. 2, 2013 -

Richard “Dick” Benson of Vancouver, who lived for 25 years in Oregon City, died Nov. 2, at the age of 89.

He was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Burien, Wash., to Henry and Lura Benson.

He is survived by: his wife, Lynn (Davies); sons, David, Brent, Richard and Mark Benson; and daughter, Judith Sweet

A memorial service will be held on Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1428 22nd Ave., Longview, Wash.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1, Longview WA 98632.