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John Leslie Benjamin

April 14, 1948 - August 27, 2014

John Leslie Benjamin, 66, of Lincoln died at 8:12 pm Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 14, 1948 in Decatur, IL to John R. and Mildred Smock Benjamin. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Russ Benjamin.

Mr. Benjamin was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Vietnam and received a bronze star.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie Benjamin of Weaver, AL; a son, Travis Benjamin of Temple, GA; three step-children, Doug, Dave and Cindy; five grandchildren, five great grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Chandler and Marilyn Mackey; seven nieces and nephews and a special friend, Judy.

Graveside Service: 2:00 pm, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Service Information


Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Time: 02:00 pm

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Time: 02:00 pm

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family.


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