Obituary: Patricia G. Benson

Published: Nov. 18, 2020 at 10:31 AM EST
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Patricia G. Benson, 85, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away peacefully at home to join her Heavenly family on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

She was born September 6, 1935 at Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Rev. Vernon F. and Glenna L. Wigal Cale.

Patricia was a homemaker and co-owner of Benson Truck Bodies. She enjoyed cross stitching, fishing, camping and traveling with the Holiday Ramblers. Patricia was a member of the Lubeck United Methodist Church for many years. She loved to sing at church and was a member of the community choir. Patricia loved her animals especially her cats.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Robert W. Benson; daughters, Teresa L. (Wayne) Williamson and Robin Joy; sister, Phyllis (Jerry) Johnson; grandchildren, Nathan R. Joy, Jeremy A. (LaDawn) Joy and Seth T. Williamson; and great grandchildren, Sydney Joy, Cole Joy and Lydia Joy.

In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by an infant brother and infant twin sisters.

A private graveside service will be held at family’s convenience on a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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