Gene Benson

September 14, 1948 - August 19, 2009
Gene Benson

Edward Gene Benson, 60, of Wilmington died Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Gene was born in New Hanover County September 14, 1948 the son of the late Robert Benson. He was a mechanic for Rippy Cadillac for many years before he became disabled.

Surviving are a son Jimmy Benson of Carolina Beach; Bobby Benson of Springfield, IL.; mother Thelma Roberts Benson and sister Terry Wilkie both of Wilmington; two grandchildren Jamie and Gaige Benson.

No services are planned at this time.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • August 24, 2009
    Linda Benson says:
    You are in my prayers. Linda

  • August 24, 2009
    Deborah Paul says:
    Jimmy,Bobby and Family: I was sad to hear of Gene's death. You are all in my prayers.