Ronald John Benson

April 9, 1934July 5, 2018

Ronald J. Benson, 84 of Red Bluff passed away peacefully Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was born April 9, 1934 in San Francisco to the late Harry J. and Jean Benson. He was a Veteran of the California Air National Guard of Hayward. He became a Building Contractor and Real Estate Broker in Red Bluff area in the 70's. He retired as manager from Rio Vista Mobile Estates in 2017. Ron was blessed with a fun sense of humor and had a hardy handshake for everyone he knew.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years Barbara J. Benson; son Dana Benson and wife Kristin; daughter Kristin Hunter; son, Gary Tabb and wife Jane; son, Keith Tabb. Grandson's Blake Veatch, Dana Veatch and Jonathan Tabb; brother Leland Benson of Palos Verdie; sister Linda Hightower and husband Gordon, many sister and brother in laws, many nieces and nephews. One 94 year old Aunt, Wilma Knight of Texas. Memorial service will be hled Friday 7/20/18 at 10:30am, Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers, 816 Walnut St., Red Bluff, CA.


  • Celebration of Life Friday, July 20, 2018

Ronald John Benson

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Shelly Troutman

July 30, 2018

OMG, what a funny man, and that smile was so mischievous, so happy with life and a joy to be around. You will be missed and know that you left a space in my heart that will always smile when I think of you.

Until we meet again,