Brian Benson, 33

Jan 19, 2023

WAREHAM – Brian R. Benson, 33, of Wareham, passed away at Tobey Hospital, after a courageous six-year battle with cancer. He was the son of Warren E. “Skip” Benson, Jr.  and Deborah A. (Johnson) Benson.

He was born in Stoneham and lived in Wareham all his life.  He graduated from Wareham, High School, class of 2008.

Brian served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Afghanistan War.

He worked as a floor installer for LaCava Flooring in Wareham for several years. 

He enjoyed playing the guitar and was a member along with his lifelong friends of several area bands including: Treatment, Working With Waves, The Forgotten Heroes, O’Dakoda and Early Adopted.

Survivors include his parents, Warren E. “Skip” Benson, Jr. and Deborah A. (Johnson) Benson of Wareham; a brother, Paul E. Benson and his wife, Kayla of Wareham; a sister, Brooke M. Benson of Wareham; 2 nieces, Amelia Benson and Ava Ryan; a nephew, Wesley Benson; and his girlfriend, Melissa Dougall of Rochester; several aunts, uncles, cousins and lifelong friends. 

Visiting hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. 

His burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne will be private.  

Brian’s family would like to thank Dr. Donald Lawrence and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital for their loving and compassionate care. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Massachusetts General Cancer Center, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.