Archie David Benson, Jr. 76, best known to his family and friends as A. D., passed away peacefully on the 28th of November 2023 after a long battle with Cancer.
He was predeceased in death by his father A. D. Benson, his mother Evelyn Benson and brother Denny M. Benson. He is survived by his sister, Kempie Benson Riley, her husband Dennis, nieces Reecia S. Phillips (Alan) and Tiffany B. Taylor (Billy), several great nieces and nephews plus several great great nieces and nephews.
A. D. was a patriot to his country having served 2 combat tours in Viet Nam as a Navy Seabee. He was an active member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He graduated from James Kenan High School in 1965 and continued his education at Campbell University with a degree in Business Administration.
A. D. loved family reunions and family history. He was extremely knowledgeable of his family ancestry and relished in telling stories about his family. A quiet man in public life, but until retirement operated an insurance business where his customers came first.
A graveside service with military honors will be held Monday, December 4 at 2PM, at Devotional Gardens Cemetery, NC Hwy. 24 Warsaw, NC.