Passed away on March 14th, 2013.
He graduated from North Central High School, then spent two years active duty in the U.S. Navy along with eight years in the reserves.
Ben lost two previous wives to cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Judy; sons: Tim, Terry and David; stepsons: Tom, Jack and Kory; sisters: Joy, May and Denise; along with grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be Friday, March 22nd at First Presbyterian Church at 318 W. Cedar followed by burial at Washington State Veterans Cemetery at 2:15 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Eagles Maintenance Fund, 6410 N. Lidgerwood St., Spokane, WA 99205.