Billy Benson, age 85, of Ravia, passed away on December 16, 2020 at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada, Oklahoma. Billy was born on December 25, 1934 in Ravia, Oklahoma to Homer and Everett “Babe” (Colley) Benson. He spent his working years doing construction; traveling wherever his job took him but his home base has always been Ravia. Billy loved tinkering around and was always a busy body even up until his last days before his health made him no longer able. He enjoyed people; visiting and telling stories with them and going out and casting a pole were some of his favorite things to do.
Billy is preceded in death by parents; sons, Bobby and Homer Benson; 1st wife, Lillian Benson; his sisters, Louella and Teata; brothers, Everett, Frank and Jerome.
Those he leaves to cherish his memories are his wife, Yolanda Benson of Ravia; daughter, Billie Mitchell of Ravia; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will be having private services at a later date.
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