Passed away unexpectedly at his home on 11 December 2018 aged 86. Dearly loved husband of Hou Meishan, much loved father and father in-law of Song Xiaoguang, Li Chen, Song Xiaohui, loved grandfather of Song Ryan, Song Weijia, and friend. Messages to 1012 Main South Road Greymouth 7805.

A Funeral Service for Bencheng will be held in the William Sampson Memorial Chapel 134 Tainui Street Greymouth on Wednesday at 10am followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.