William C. “Tete” Benson III, of Trumann departed this life Monday, May 22, 2023 at the family residence at the age of 78 years, 9 months, and 19 days. He was born August 3, 1944 in Harrisburg, AR to the late Leon and Irene Hollingsworth Benson. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam war. He was a lifetime resident of Trumann, of the Church of Christ faith, and liked to hunt and fish. He was preceded in death by his wife Charlotte; a brother Jimmy Benson and his parents. He is survived by his son David (Suzanne) Benson of Jonesboro; two brothers, Ronnie (Suzanne) Benson of Trumann and Paul (Betty) Benson of Memphis, TN; and grandson Craig (Katelyn) Benson of Jonesboro. Graveside services will be Friday, May 26th at 2:30 pm at Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg, AR with Ronnie Benson officiating. Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.netPrint Obituary
May 26, 2023
Holly Springs Cemetery
Harrisburg, AR 72432
Dorthy Wells Gunter, saysMay 25, 2023
My first boyfriend in first grade at McCormick. I was Not his girlfriend. He was the sweetest person in the world and I loved his entire family. I regret not getting to see more of him over the years after school days. So sorry tor your loss.
Phillip Long, Jonesboro, Arkansas saysMay 23, 2023
It's so sad to have lost a good friend. We did so many things together growing up and I will always cherish his memory. The Benson family always felt like an extension of our family. Rest in peace brother.
Karen ( NeeCee) and Keith Livesay, Jonesboro saysMay 23, 2023
Keith and I are so sorry for your loss. I always remember the flying squirrels Tete had that he'd bring over to our house when we lived across the highway from each other.
JIMMY BROOKS, TEMPLE HILL, MARYLAND saysMay 23, 2023
So sorry to hear about Tete passing, growing up at McCormick Tete was more like a relative to me just like his siblings and his parents. Rest in peace old friend, hope to see you again some day.
james D. parrish, Henderson. NV saysMay 23, 2023
R.I.P. my friend from school. James(Donnie) Parrish Las Vegas
Johnnie (Kendall) Mitchusson, Star City saysMay 23, 2023
Hester Mc.Mahan Hogan, Trumann, Arkansas saysMay 23, 2023
So sorry to hear this. We went to school together back in the day.. so sorry for your loss. God be with you during this time in your life.