Ricky R. Benchoff, 58

JULY 24, 1954-MARCH 13, 2013

March 14, 2013
  • Benchoff

Ricky R. Benchoff, 58, of Williamsport Pike in Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 8:50 a.m. at his home. He had been in declining health the past several years.

Born July 24, 1954, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Mary Jane "Janey" (Pensinger) Benchoff of Greencastle and the late Henry G. Benchoff.

He married Linda D. (Kulp) Benchoff on June 24, 1978.

Ricky was employed by Letterkenny Army Depot for 25 years, and last worked at Walmart.

Ricky attended Greencastle-Antrim High School.

Ricky loved being with his three dogs, and enjoyed doing yardwork and detailing his cars.

Besides his mother and wife, Ricky is survived by one son, Kurtis R. (wife Tiffany) Benchoff of Hagerstown, Md.; two sisters, Vicky L. Warner and Barbara J. (husband Timothy) Piper, all of Greencastle; one brother, Michael K. (wife Paula) Benchoff of Greencastle; maternal grandmother, Isabelle Wilson, a resident of Penn Hall in Chambersburg, Pa.; and a special granddaughter, Ryleigh Davis of Greencastle.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 18, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. David Rawley officiating. Burial will be at Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 302, Carlisle, PA 17013 or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 2405 Park Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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