Robert ‘Bob’ C. Benson, 89; Founded Insurance Agency
Robert ‘Bob’ C. Benson, 89;
Founded Insurance Agency
ONEONTA – Robert “Bob” C. Benson, who founded the Benson Agency here and operated it for 35 years, passed away on March 7, 2020, in Summerfield, Fla., four weeks shy of his 90th birthday.
He was the husband of Rosalie (Ropiak) Benson for 62 years.
Bob was born on April 9, 1930, in Ellenville, Ulster County, a son of Clyde Samuel and Marguerite (Hamilton) Benson. He was a graduate of Ithaca College, and served as a pilot in the Air Force.