Dr. Royal Benson died Tuesday morning from respiratory complications.
He was 56 years old.
According to family members, Dr. Benson passed away just after 11 a.m. Tuesday after being taken off of life support.
Benson was first taken to the College Station Medical Center on February 17th with breathing problems and was admitted to the intensive care unit.
Royal Benson was a well known OB/GYN specialist who had worked in Bryan-College Station for many years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, in Lubbock.
Funeral arrangements are pending.