Asleep in Jesus, on Thursday, December 5, 2019.  Beloved husband of 52 years to Carol Benz (nee: Oexemann).  Loving father of Jeff (Raquel) Benz and Jenny (Rodney) Harrison.  Dearest grandpa of Amanda, Brandon, Chandler, Gloria, Daniel, Erilyn, Faiden, Hunter, Ivy, Jaxon, Jessica, Melissa, Chasidy, Matthew and Michael. Dear great-grandfather of Flynn. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.

Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, on Monday, December 9 from 5 to 8pm.  Visitation will continue Tuesday, December 10 at Salem Lutheran Church 10am until the service at 11am.  Interment St. Trinity Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers contributions to the Wounded Warriors, appreciated.