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Ben was born on June 16, 1944 and passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018.

Ben was a resident of Axson, Georgia at the time of passing.

Survivors include: 3 Children: Brandi Hester and her husband Shawn and Becki Smith and her husband Jonathan both of Douglas, GA Dr. Benji Tanner of Homerville, GA 3 Grandchildren: Ethan Hester, Hannah Hester and Bowen Smith all of Douglas, GA 3 Sisters: Jane Vincent, Bonnie Griffis and Elva Butler all of Axson, GA 2 Special Friends: Bill "Bunk" Spivey and Ricky Shaw Several extended family members and close friends The funeral service will be, Thursday morning, June 21, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Stokesville Baptist Church. The interment will follow in the Stokesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, June 20, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. at Ricketson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Stokesville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38101-9908 Ricketson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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