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Robert Eugene "Bob" Benzel
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Obituary for Robert Eugene "Bob" Benzel

Robert Eugene “Bob” Benzel was born October 5, 1929 in Tulsa to Robert A and Letha (Spencer) Benzel. He departed this life on August 9, 2014 in Tulsa at the age of 84 years 10 months and 4 days.

Bob graduated from Tulsa Central High School with the class of 1947; he then attended Oklahoma A&M where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He was married to Betty Lou Macy on January 26, 1954 in Tulsa; Betty preceded him in death on May 16, 2010. Bob served in the United State Air Force and Oklahoma Air National Guard from 1951 to 1979; he retired as a Lt. Colonel. He played baseball, umpired baseball games, coached both baseball and softball. Bob’s greatest enjoyment was playing golf and having fun with all of his buddies and friends of the Pryor Senior Men’s Golf Association.

Bob is survived by his daughter Debbie Raleigh, son Rob Benzel and wife Kim and daughter Susi Benzel and partner Dianna Potts, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Bob was preceded in death by his parents.

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