Michael Wayne Benton

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Michael Wayne Benton, age 66, a resident of Washburn, Mo., passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020, in Cassville, Mo. He was born September 15, 1954, in Blackwell, Okla., the son of Tom and Laverne (Wolfe) Benton.

He was an avid outdoors man, loving to hunt and fish. He dearly loved his kids, grandkids and his riding buddy Snoopy, who traveled many miles on the road with him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Tom Benton and one sister Lavonne Benton.

Survivors include: one son, Tommy Benton and his wife Tonya of Prairie Grove, Ark.; two daughters, Mandy Gottsponer and her husband Adam, and Ginny Gray and her husband Sean all of Morrilton, Ark.; nine grandchildren Dakota Benton, Breanna and Tyler Gottsponer, Keeley and Logan Barnhouse, Keegan, Ethan, Landon, and Colin Gray; two sisters, Diana Stafford of Rogers, Ark., and Melissa Eaton of Prairie Grove, Ark.; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Luginbuel Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Prairie Grove Cemetery Pavilion in Prairie Grove, Ark.

Online guest book, www.luginbuel.com.