John Harold Benjamin, 54, passed away July 14, 2015. A long time resident of Hawthorn, Ca. and employee of Northrup Grumman. John was born to Harold K. and Elizabeth A. Benjamin , September 13, 1960. He was originally from Titusville, FL, graduating from Astronaut High School and where he started out working with the Space Program before moving to California. John liked baseball and BBQ. He loved watching his sons Austin and Ryan play Little League, and they cheered on the Florida Gators during college football season, taking Wally to Dodger games, playing golf and hosting backyard barbeques. John is survived by his beloved sons Austin Benjamin and Ryan Benjamin, Hawthorne, CA, sisters Lori Lindsey(Hal)Ashburn, VA, Carol Hayes(Randy)Titusville, FL, Sandi Wells(Brian) Montverde, FL, Uncle Richard Benjamin(Shirley), Aunts Joanne Mason, Bernita Comstock, of Belmont NY. Eleven nieces and nephews, 6 great nieces and nephews, honorary son/nephew Wally Ceteba , Hawthorne, CA and Ex-wife Liliana Benjamin, Hawthorne, CA John was a good man, a private man, a loving father and he is going to be missed by his family and friends. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, Aug. 23rd 1:00 -5:00 pm with service at 2:00pm, McCormick Mortuary, 635 S. Prairie Ave., Inglewood, CA Graveside Service Aug 24th, 12:30pm at Pacific Crest Cemetery, 2701 182nd St., Redondo Beach, CA.

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