Conroy Funeral Home

William T. "Bill" Benston



Private Service
Benston, William T. “Bill” 93, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his home. He was born in Springfield on August 24, 1927 the son of Charles and Rosie (Malley) Benston. Bill served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from the International Harvester Sales Division after more than 35 years of service. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 1031. He enjoyed bowling, golf and fishing and was inducted into the Clark County Bowling Hall of Fame in 2001. He attended Northminster Presbyterian Church, where he served on the Board of Deacons. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy (Bill) Miccichi; three step children, Pam (David) Swords, Dodie (Stan) Anderson and Nikki (Jim) Ulanski; two sisters, Pat Segbers and Jean (Don) Russell; 11 grandchildren, Samantha, Tracy, Kristy, Mark, Nick, Zach, Nate, Erin, Sami, Derek and Curtis; 12 great grandchildren, Evan, Ethan, Lauren, Gavin, Noah, Jackson, Taylor, Nate, Zoe, Aubrey, Natalia and Georgios. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty; son, Gary; four sisters, Betty Bradford, Dorothy O’Neal, Mary Collins and Mildred Foreman and three brothers, Ray, Robert “Yogi” and Charles Benston. Due to Covid-19, a private family service will be held at CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Uncle Bill was filled with so much mischief and joy, and he made everyone around him smile. Aunt Barb, we love you so much and are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for your family through this tough season.

- Abby & Bob Cline, Monday May 3rd, 2021

Barbara there are no words to soften the pain. May your spirit be touched by the love that surrounds you and slowly may the healing begin. Sorry for your lost.

- Mike Murphy, Saturday May 1st, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family as you go through this hard time.

- Kevin Murphy , Friday April 30th, 2021