Ben was preceded by his parents; and two sisters, Arloise Dodds and Olive Snyder.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at the Winfield Funeral Home of Knoxville with Rev. Brent Hanna officiating. Burial with military honors followed services at Graceland Cemetery of Knoxville.
A memorial in Ben’s memory has been established to the Hospice Comfort House of Pella or the Marion County Humane Society. Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com.