obit-sunrisetreeHENDERSON, Ky. - Barry David Benton, age 62, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 3:05 PM, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Charlier Hospice, Evansville, In.

Mr. Benton was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas W. and Olga Benton and his brother, Thomas N. Benton.

As a child he attended Riverview School and Cairo School. At the age of seven, Barry was able to tie a necktie and he took pride in wearing one every day. He worked at Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center for 20 years, as an "executive" client of Executive Director, Bruce Milburn. When he was 41, he began working at SIRS, and worked there for 20 years. While working at SIRS, he was living at Anderson Woods and was under the direct care of Sister Beata Mehling, OSB.

Survivors include: 1 Sister: Sarah Payne Henderson, KY; Many Nieces and Nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to Barry's Life Celebration from 2:00 to 8:00 PM CST Friday, and again on Saturday starting at 9:00 AM until 9:45 AM CST at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Ray Brenner at 10:00 AM CST, Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Henderson, KY. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery, Henderson, KY.

A Prayer Service will be held at 5:00PM CST, Friday, June 14 at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center of Evansville or VNA Plus Home Care and Hospice

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