Hunter James Behnke, of Ellenville, NY passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 6, 2020. He was 21 years old. Hunter was born on February 26, 1999 in Kingston, NY; he was the son of Marcia and Christopher Benson.
Hunter had graduated from Ellenville High School in 2017. He worked as a car inspector for Valvoline in Middletown. Hunter had a true passion for motorcycles, but most of all he loved his family and they times they shared together.
Hunter will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his parents; his fiancé, Cheyenne DooLittle and their children Jacob, Liam and Faye; his brother, Tiler Ferentheil; his step-sisters, Mykelty and Savannah Benson; his grandmother, Elizabeth Behnke; his aunts, Jessica and Helen Behnke; his uncles, John Behnke and his wife Holly and their son Zachary and his best friend, Rapheal and his family. .
Due to the strict guidelines regarding the current health crisis services will be held privately.
The family has requested memorial contributions be made in Hunter’s memory to start a trust for his children. Contributions can be mailed to Marcia and Chris Benson, 42 Campwoods Lane, Ellenville, NY 12428.