Gene, age 84, passed away Jan. 8, 2020, in Huntsville, Alabama. He was born June 8, 1935, in Lynndyl, Utah, to Carl and Ethel Benson. Gene was sealed to his eternal companion, Rae Rogers, on June 15, 1956, in the Los Angeles Temple. They have lived in Whittier, California; Grantsville Utah; Layton, Utah; and Huntsville, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Carla, and son Dennis. Gene’s family includes his wife Rae; sons Craig (Teri), and Terry (Teresa); daughters Gail (Kelly), and Pam (Paul). Dad was always laughing and joking with his seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Gene and Rae were together for 63 wonderful years.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Lindquist Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Rd., Layton, Utah. A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to services. Dad, we love you and will miss you.