Northwest NEWS

October 19, 1998

Local News


   Robert Clifford Benham, known as "Barber Bob," passed away Friday, October 16, 1998, after a long illness. He was born in Seattle on April 13, 1930. He and his wife, Joyce, met while both barbering in Everett. They have been married for 37 years.
   The Benhams moved to Woodinville in 1971. He opened a barber shop near the intersection of NE 175th and Woodinville Way and cut hair for hundreds of customers during the years in business.
   He leaves his wife, Joyce; three children, Michelle Benham, Denise Benham-Singh and Christopher Benham; and two grandchildren, James and Samantha Benham.
   His wife will continue to run their business, The Barber Shop, Mondays through Saturdays.
   Recently, Robert expressed his appreciation for each and every customer and told of how much he enjoyed working with them.
   No public services will be held as per his request to his family.