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Vernon was born on September 4, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Vernon was a resident of Joplin, Missouri at the time of passing.

Following his service, Ben returned home and attended the University of Omaha where he received his Bachelor's Degree.

He proudly served his country as part of the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Funeral services have been scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Community of Christ Church, 1212 Gates Blvd., Joplin, Mo. 64801. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation following the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Community of Christ Youth Program in care of the mortuary.

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