BURNETTOWN, S.C. - Entered into rest on Sunday, Joseph H. "Battlin" Benson Jr., husband of the late Dorothy Rutland Benson and the father of their son, Jan Benson of New Ellenton. Mr. Benson was first married to Florence Beasley Pressley of Greenville and they had a son, Joseph W. Benson also of Greenville. He is survived by a sister, Dorothy Benson Moseley of Aiken. He was born in Langley and lived most of his life in Burnettown. He served in the U.S. Army During WWII. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Sunset Memory Gardens with the Rev. John George officiating. Friends may call on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Hatcher Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle-September 24, 2001