Ronald Bench, 68 of Roseville, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Little Rock.

He was born on November 16, 1948 in Taft, California to his parents Jerald and Lola (Zeiler) Bench. He was retired from Rheem where he worked as a die setter for over 44 years and was a member of the Church of Christ in Paris.

He is preceded in death by his father Jerald Bench; his sister, Regina Bench and his brother, Stephen Bench.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Patricia (Bennett) Bench of Roseville; his mother, Lola Bench of Paris; his brother, William Bench and wife Patti of Paris; his niece, Erin Wright and husband Charlie of Wynne, Arkansas; his nephews, Crail Bench and Joey of Austin, Texas, Thad Bench of Paris and Jonathan Bench and wife Tracy of Barling and his great nephew and niece, Will Wright and McKenna Wright of Wynne, Arkansas.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Church of Christ in Paris officiated by Pastor Kevin Heavin. Burial will follow in Carpenter Cemetery in Roseville under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at

Pallbearers will be Crail Bench, Jonathan Bench, Brent Gattis, Brian Gattis, Taylor Gattis and Shawn Gattis.

Honorary pallbearer will be Thad Bench.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Home, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450.