Michael H. Benjamin
Michael H. Benjamin, 77, of Cannelton, Indiana passed away July 18dth, 2020 at Home, surrounded by family.
He was born in Hillsdale, Michigan on May 8th, 1943. He was the son of the late Harrison Benjamin and Ivone (Watkins) Fogel. Also proceeding him in death are his wife; June Benjamin, son; Jason Benjamin, grandchild; Nathaniel Benjamin, and sister Judy
Michael retired from General Motors in Danville, Illinois and Waupaca Foundry in Tell City, Indiana. He enjoyed collecting rare western antiquities, attending flea markets and horse auctions, listening to Johnny Cash, woodworking, and hunting. He was the best story teller, who always said he would live to be 100, and be shot by a jealous husband. He was a strong advocate for the Honky Tank Bar Association.
He is survived by his brother; Larry Benjamin (Jo), sister, Helen Truitt, children; Shawn Benjamin (Marcella), Joe Benjamin (Joann), Rosie Benjamin, Samson Benjamin (Taylor), and six grandchildren.
No services will be held. A private Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or AseraCare Hospice. Family of Michael wishes to sincerely thank AseraCare Hospice for their compassionate care and support.
The Rideners says
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Ol Benjamin was a good guy. Lots of laughs and stories we have shared & will always remember. We love that you put his famous “Benjamin” words in his obituary. He would be so proud.
Call if you need anything ❤️
Jeff, Bobbi, Bryce & Whitney