Barry L. Benham

Barry L. Benham, 62, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waverly passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021, at Martin Health Care Center.  He fought a courageous battle with cancer.  Barry was born November 27, 1958, son of Wilbur and Armilda (Folkers) Benham.

Barry enjoyed working alongside his brother Blane, at Cedar Valley Recycling.  He spent his free time with his family, being an Uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Barry’s favorite thing to do was fishing.

Survived by: his siblings, Pam (Chuck) Austin of Denver, Blane (Terri) Benham of Denver and Cindy (Dwight) Hansen of Bloomington, IL.; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded by: his parents, several siblings, and nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held in his honor and burial at Buckingham Cemetery, Traer.

Memorials can be directed to the family.


Fisherman’s Prayer

“God grant that I may live,

 to fish for another shining day,

But when my final cast is made,

 I then most humbly pray,

 When nestled in your landing net.

As I lay peacefully asleep,

You’ll smile and judge that,

 I’m ‘good enough to keep’.”


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