Carl R. Benjamin
November 5, 1928 – April 9, 2019
Carl Robert Benjamin Sr, (Benji) 1928-2019 Griffith, IN—Carl Robert Benjamin, Sr. age 90, lifelong resident of Griffith, IN passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. He was born on November 5, 1928 to parents: Carlton and Agnes Benjamin of Griffith, IN Carl is survived by his six children, Jeanette Romano, Theresa (Tony) Taves, Carl (Kathy) Benjamin Jr., Kirstain (Ernest) Mayer, Rick Benjamin, and Robby (Paula) Benjamin; thirteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Mary Melton, Griffith, IN and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, Carlton and Agnes Benjamin, his brothers Richard and Ray Benjamin, nephew Ricky Benjamin and his loving wife Barbara. Carl was a LT Tank Commander in the Korean War. He serviced his country from 1951-1953. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion Post #66 Carl worked at Keen Foundry and American Steel a total combined of over forty plus years. He had many hobbies but enjoyed camping with his wife where they made many good friends. He will be dearly missed by all.