Herman Roosevelt Benson, Jr. was born May 27, 1959, to Herman Benson, Sr. and Alberta Benson of Birmingham, Alabama.
He was educated at Gardendale High School and later became a brick mason for many years.
He was preceded in death by his wife Tenice Elizabeth (Tate) Benson, brother Eric Benson, grandfather Charlie June Addy (Betty Addy), grandmother Hattie Addy.
Herman peacefully departed his life on September 18, 2020.
He leaves to cherish in his memories, mother: Alberta Benson; father: Herman Benson, Sr.; daughters: Tenice Tate, Keunta (Andrew) Peake and Tenesha White; son: Matthew Benson-Barnes; four sisters: Cheryl Pope, Leslie Addy, Chelsea Addy and Kimberly Addy; one brother: Lawrence Benson; grandkids: Jamonica Pippens, Andajaia Peake, Jakylah Pippens, Keundre Peake, Camaurius Tate-Martin, Malik Barnes, Marcel Barnes and Ramiyah Mayes; best friends: Greg Lee and Carlos Ferguson; a host of nieces and nephews.
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