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“R.I.P. Blake! you will be missed by so many. Your journey here maybe over but your on to a whole new well deserved journey. God be with your family...Read More ยป
1 of 4 | Posted by: Sharlene - Orem, UT - friend

“Rest in peace Blake. You always seemed so peaceful. See you on the other side. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Sandy - Spanish Fork, UT - Friend

“Our hearts and Prayers go to the Family of Blake. Blake has been a great friend of our Family for so many years and will be deeply missed. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Beau Sorensen - Vernal, UT

“Blake you was always a good friend i am going to cherish every memory i have of you R.I.P ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Heather Kelsey - UT


Blake Quentin Benson
1960 ~ 2014

Blake Quentin Benson was born October 17, 1960, in Wurzberg, Germany. Blake passed away on January 16, 2014, at his home in Provo, Utah. Blake graduated in 1976 from Elgin High School in Elgin, Oklahoma. He was active in scouting, enjoyed camping, and loved playing with his nieces and nephews. Blake spent the last thirty years or more living "One day at a time" promoting recovery. He held multiple positions within the NA organization in Utah and was a loved sponsor and mentor to many who became cherished members of Blake's extended family and support system. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Charla and Gene Benson; his brother, Steven Benson, and his grandparents.

He is survived by his father and stepmother, Don and Saundra Merrick of Lawton, OK; his sister, Linda Benson of Las Vegas, NV; his sister and brother-in-law, Michelle and Dave McCord of Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada; his sister and brother-in-law, Donnine and Felix Pantoja of Rio Rancho, NM; his sister Terra Merrick of Key West, FL; his brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Sisi Benson of Provo, UT; many loved nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Fred.

Cremation services were provided by Walker Sanderson Tribute Center. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. at 50 South 800 East, Orem, UT.

Oklahoma graveside memorial services are pending. Blake's ashes will be brought back to Oklahoma where he will be laid to rest near his parents.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.walkersanderson.com