Edward Steven Benton, Sr. of Caledonia, Missouri was born on November 16, 1955, a son to the late Arnold Benton and the late Mary Francis (Bates) Benton. Edward entered into eternal rest at his residence having reached the age of sixty-two years.
Edward will be missed by all who knew and loved him including his four children: Edward Benton, Jr. of Caledonia, Robbie (Wendy) Benton of Caledonia, Chris Benton of Lemay, and Lucinda (Robert) Stanley of New Haven; two brothers, Glenn "Denny" (Bobbie) Benton of Arizona and Skip (Linda) McGee of St. Louis; and ten grandchildren: Taylor, Paris, Brooklyn, Johnathan, Cameron, Lucas, Colton, Christian, Myleigh, and Cody; mother of his children, Karen Benton. Also surviving are a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Edward is preceded in death by his sister, Roberta Ann Neal.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. held at the St.Joachim Catholic Church with Father Tony Dattilo officiating.
Funeral arrangements have been cared for by the DeClue Funeral Home.