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Calvin Benson (7-4-12) service 7-6-12

Calvin Benson

Calvin Benson, 70, of Adamsville, died on Wednesday, July 4.

He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Daniel Arch and Lou Austin Benson. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Harville, who survives.

Calvin had been a truck driver for Vulcan Materials for 47 years.

Services were held on Friday, July 6, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Billy White officiating. Burial followed in the Neill Cemetery at Savannah.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Benson of Adamsville; children, Leon Benson and Sharla Stephens, both of Adamsville; four grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Smith, Reba Moore, Ruby Stark, Jenny Lou Mitchell, Peggy Edwards, all of Savannah, and Gladys Winslow of Jackson, Tenn.; brothers, Clinton, Jerry and Stanley Benson, all of Savannah.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dessie Taylor; and a brother, Willard Benson.

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