Robert G. Benge Sr. age 79 passed away on Sunday (November 5, 2017) at Clifton Springs Hospital.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday (Nov. 13) at the R. A. Patrick Funeral Home, 26 West Main Street, Clifton Springs. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 14) at the
Funeral Home. Burial will be in RestHaven Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Clifton Springs Library in Robert’s memory.
Robert was born April 24, 1938 in Phelps the son of the late Harold and Edna Benge. He retired from Exxon Mobil after 38 years of service, where he was a research and development technician. Robert was a volunteer at the Clifton Springs Library. He was a die-hard NASCAR fan. Robert enjoyed reading, puzzles and playing cards. But most important to Robert was family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Robert will be sadly missed by all.
Robert is survived by wife of 58 years, Corinne; son, Robert (Cheri) Benge Jr.; daughter, Julie (Randy) Waite; grandchildren Bliss Aday, Amanda Benge, Sara Benge, Christopher Waite, and Kaitlyn Waite; great grandchildren Charley Aday and Gideon Aday; sister, Carol; nieces and nephews.
Robert is predeceased by his parents; siblings Marie, Lucy and Carl.