John Leslie Benjamin
John Leslie Benjamin, 66, of Lincoln died at 8:12 pm Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 14, 1948 in Decatur, IL to John R. and Mildred Smock Benjamin. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Russ Benjamin.
Mr. Benjamin was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Vietnam and received a bronze star.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie Benjamin of Weaver, AL; a son, Travis Benjamin of Temple, GA; three step-children, Doug, Dave and Cindy; five grandchildren, five great grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Chandler and Marilyn Mackey; seven nieces and nephews and a special friend, Judy.
Graveside Service: 2:00 pm, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.