Val Benson September 23, 1948 - October 12, 2017 Arnold Val Benson, 69 passed away peacefully following a brief illness in a local hospital. Val was born September 23, 1948 in Pocatello, Idaho to Arnold Peter and Nedra Joy (Spencer) Benson. Val enjoyed drag racing and bowling. He was a member of the NHRA. Val is survived by his wife, Linda Benson of Pocatello; daughter, Aimee (Matt) Sammons of Pocatello; son, Trevor Benson of Pocatello; daughter, Angeca (Larry) Jolley of Pocatello; brother, John (Terrie) Benson of Pocatello; and his grandchildren, Sierra Benson, Brody Benson, Jayden Benson, Wyatt Kohl, and Graycie Jolley. There are no funeral services scheduled at this time. A gathering will be planned soon, with information to follow. Memories and condolences may be shared with her family online at wilksfuneralhome.com .