BENDER:  Peacefully, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Lloyd Edward Bender of Crediton, in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of Phyllis (Workman) Bender.  Loved father and father-in-law of Ralph Bender and friend Lori of St. Marys, Elizabeth and Don Millson of Guelph.  Cherished grandpa of Christine and Jamie Anderson of Elora, Jaclyn Millson and Michael Powell of Guelph, Justin Bender of Exeter and Jasmine Bender of St. Catharines. Treasured great-grandpa of Landen Anderson.  Step-grandpa of  Ashley and Nathan Steffler and step-great-grandpa of Quniton, Jaxon and Garret Steffler.  Lloyd will be fondly remembered by his brother Don and MaryAnn Bender of Dashwood, sisters Shirley Richardson of Mount Forest, Patricia and Don DelBrocco of Midland, sisters-in-law Terry Brooks of Hanover, Ann Bender of Woodstock, brother-in-law Leroy Workman and Linda Straus of Stratford.  He will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews and their families.    Predeceased by his father Gordon Bender (1988), mother Violet (Frayne) Bender (1985), brothers Robert (1941), Douglas (2013) and Harold (2014) and brother-in-law Ken Richardson (2006).  Lloyd was a long time employee of the Township of Stephen Roads Department.  Resting at the T.  Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, visitation will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Zion United Church, Crediton on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Mark Graves Officiating.  Interment Crediton Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, South Huron Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at

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