In Memory of




Obituary for Deighton Patrick Benskin

Deighton Patrick Benskin, aged 67, late of Husbands Gardens, St. James. Retired employee of Data Processing Department. Bass guitarist of the Secret Force and the Banks SoundTech Steelband.

Son of the late Robert and Elaine Benskin.
Husband of Judy.
Father of Andre, Dyson and Kristal.
Grandfather of Dakayri.
Brother of Pamela, Dean, Faustina and David Benskin, Jeff Broomes and the late Angela Husbands and Robert Benskin.
Uncle of Mark, Dale, Kerry, Gemma-Ann and Ryan.
Great Uncle of Marcus, Kimeerah, Jake, Makayla, Shayla and Dana
Nephew of Gloria Clarke (Canada) and cousin to many.
Brother-in-law of Joan Lobin, Gordon Worrell, Margaret McCarthy, Colin, Charles, and Deryck Headley, Barbara Benskin, Sherry Benskin, Marcia and the late Neil Husbands.
Father-in-law of Modupe Boadu.
Relative of Neblett, Drakes, Gibson, Best and Armstrong families.
Dear friend of Norman Hunte (USA), Keith Ifill, Lionel Best, Roger Gibbs, Eddie Corbin, Ricky Jackman, Frank Forde, Doriel and friend to many.

A memorial service celebrating the life of the late Deighton Patrick Benskin will take place at 3:00pm on Monday, October 23, 2023 at the St. Thomas Parish Church. No flowers by special request.

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