(Orange, Texas)

October 10, 2012

Arthur Claude “ A.C.” Benson

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Arthur Claude “ A.C.” Benson, 41, of Orange, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Christus Hospital – St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. A.C. was born on June 23, 1971 in Groves, Texas to his parents, Claude Clinton Benson and Arlene (Young) Benson, he was a lifelong resident of Orange and he worked as a security guard for Ambassador Security Services. A.C. was of the Baptist faith, he enjoyed sports, watching the Cowboys, Astros and the Rockets. A.C. was a big hearted guy who enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards and dominoes. A. C. enjoyed playing football during high school at Little Cypress – Mauriceville and he enjoyed spending time with his nephew, Dalton.  A.C. is preceded in death by his parents and those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Bridgett Johnson of Orange; his sisters, Jo Lynn Benson of Orange, Lisa Lynn Benson of Vidor, Tammy Marie Benson of Vidor, Peggy Louise McKay and husband, Kenneth of Mauriceville; his brothers, Mark Wayne Benson and wife, Jamie of Vidor, James Cullen Benson and wife, Evy of Vidor and Donny Claude Benson of Cave Creek, Arizona; his nieces, Kristi McKay, Grace Marie and Amanda Espinoza; his great niece, Olivia Espinoza; his lifelong friend, Shon McDaniel; his aunts and uncles, Sharon Young, Carroll Young and Connie Young.  Services to remember A.C.’s life will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 13, 2012 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services in the Parish Cemetery in Orange. A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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