A benefit to help pay the funeral expenses for Tony Chesser is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Alton Ruritan Building in Alton, organizers announced.
The benefit is scheduled from noon to midnight, and will feature a variety of activities.
Chesser passed away Dec. 22 following a lengthy illness, organizers said.
Scheduled events include raffles, a 50-50 drawing, karaoke, haircuts by Gwen Holt, a rook tournament at 5 p.m., a corn hole tournament at 1 p.m. and an auction at 7 p.m.
Kevin Chilton and Friends will provide bluegrass music.