Phillip Benson

Obituary of Phillip Carlisle Benson

Phillip Carlisle Benson, 78, of Salisbury, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018 at his home.

Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Fred Emil Benson and Virginia Elizabeth Selby Benson.


Phillip served in the US Army Reserve from 1962-1968 and worked as an automobile mechanic for 58 years for various dealerships, retiring in 2001.  He enjoyed working on old John Deere tractors.


He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Patsy Ann Benson; 2 sons, Robert N. Benson of Seaford, DE and Michael E. Benson & his wife, Kristin of Yorktown, VA; 2 grandchildren, Ryan and Sean; a brother, David Benson & his wife, Betty of Eden, MD; and a sister, Dolores Crismond of Princess Anne.


The family will conduct private memorial services.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Maryland Chapter, 11350 McCormick Rd., Executive Plaza III, Suite 100, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.   Please visit to express condolences to the family.

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