March 19, 1954 - January 2, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Richard Alan Bengtson announces his tragic passing, Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018 in Medford, Oregon. Richard was born March 19, 1954 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and has resided in Oregon for 35 years.

Richard served honorably in the United States Navy Medical Corps and attended Southern Oregon University. His various occupations were eclipsed by his lifelong pursuit in music composition, singing, and recording.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Tanya Simone; son, Ian Dalton; his brothers, Dennis, Gary, Marty, Robert, and Grant Bengtson; and two sisters, Diana Anderson and Anne Riley. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Bengtson; mother, Lois Annable Bengtson; and his youngest brother, Thomas Bengtson.

Services will be held at 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 15, 2018, Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point Ore. Arrangements are under the direction of Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.