Gerald B. Benham, age 76, of Elk Hart, Indiana formerly of Jasper County, IL passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Woodland Manor in Elkhart.
Graveside services for Gerald will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Mound Cemetery, Jasper County, Illinois with Rev. Steve Willis officiating. Interment will be in the Mound Cemetery.
Gerald was born on August 1, 1942, in West Chicago, Illinois the son of Belden and Dorothy (Hornback) Benham. A graduate of Newton High School, Gerald enlisted into the U.S. Army. For many years, Gerald was a truck driver delivering RV’s from the Elkhart area.
Survivors include brother-in-law John Fitts of Wendell, NC, two nephews and many cousins.
His parents, sisters Ina Fitts and Dorothy “Geri” Robinson, and nephew Jay Fitts preceded him in death.