Thursday, January 23, 2014

Riou Benson 1923-2014

_. Riou Benson, who died 17 January, 2014, aged 90, was a scion of the Bensons of Lutwyche. He was born 27 Nov, 1923, third son of Maj George Reginald Benson (1888-1961), head of the family, by his 1st wife, the former Violet Martha Helena Estorffe; married 11 Feb, 1950, Elizabeth Mary, dau of the Ven. John Godber, of West Tarring, Sussex, by whom he had issue, Edward, Patrick and Madeleine. ___A Thanksgiving service takes place at St Mary's Church, Easebourne, 30 Jan. -=-

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