May 16, 1944 - Jan. 5, 2013
NEW PARIS — Jay Benson, 68, of New Paris died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital.
He was born May 16, 1944, in Peoria, Ill., to John C. and Mary C. (Wells) Benson.
He married Victoria Goodman at Winona Lake on Oct. 28, 1967. She survives.
Also surviving are a son, Jeffrey C. (Dana) Benson of Aurora, Ill.; three grandchildren; and three brothers, Dale (Barb) Benson of Indianapolis, Paul (Barbara) Benson of Anacortes, Wash., and Dan (Kathy) Benson of Colorado Springs, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a former president of World Missionary Press.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at LifePoint Church, Goshen, with Pastor Troy Scott officiating.
Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to World Missionary Press.