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Robert Delp Benedict

Obituary for Robert Delp Benedict

September 14, 1919 - August 23, 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 97


Major Robert D. Benedict, USAF (Ret.), age 97, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at University Heights Health and Living Center.
Robert was born on September 14, 1919 in Denver, IN to Edward E. Benedict and Flora E. (Delp) Benedict. He was a graduate of Denver High School and University of Omaha. In May of 1940, Robert joined the United States Air Force serving his country in WWII. In March of 1949, he married Catherine L. (Walacavage) Benedict, who preceded him in death in June 2012. He retired from the USAF as a pilot with over 24 years of service.
Survivors include, one son, Dr. Bryan R. Benedict (Dr. Cynthia C. Benedict) of Indianapolis; two grandsons, Brandon R. Benedict and Derek R. Benedict of Indianapolis; and one sister, Rachel McGuire of Denver, IN.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at McClain Funeral Home, 3500 W. State Road, Denver, IN.
You are invited to visit our website, to view Robert's online tribute, share a memory or leave condolences for the family.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel.

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