Obituaries: Lonnie Benge, Jr.

Clifford Leon “Lonnie” Benge Jr., 74, of Floris, Iowa passed away January 6, 2017 at the Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield. He was born December 11, 1942 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Clifford Leon and Neva Brooks Benge Sr. He served in the United States Navy during Vietnam and worked as an over-the-road truck driver for many years. He married Judy Dickson on May 14, 1976 in Lancaster, Missouri. In his free time, Lonnie liked to go hunting, fishing, and spending time with family. He also enjoyed working on old cars and derby cars.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Benge of Floris; four sons, Jim, Darian, Robert, and Max Benge; five daughters, Andrea, Debbie, Julie, Amy, and Tammy; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; four brothers, Larry, Bill, Tony, and Jim Benge; and three sisters, Cathy, Sue, and Jenifer.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Larry Benge Jr.

Lonnie’s wish was to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.