Benjamin A. McAndrews
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Benjamin A. McAndrews
  • December 12, 1981 - January 10, 2018
  • Davenport, Iowa

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Benjamin (Ben) McAndrews, 36, of Davenport, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospital. A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, at the Runge Mortuary from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Following the Visitation will be A Celebration of Life at 7:00p.m. at Thunder Bay Grille, Davenport. Please bring a favorite photo of Ben to share. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. Ben was born in Davenport, Iowa on December 12, 1981 to Mark and Tara McAndrews. He graduated from Davenport Central High School in 2000. Ben was employed by Heartland of America for 10 years and was a manager at Thunder Bay Grille and Grandma's Kitchen. Ben loved being a manager at Thunder Bay Grille and considered the people he worked with family. Ben was a shy little boy who grew up to be the most outgoing, caring, loving and giving man. He was a friend to many and touched the lives of everyone he met. He always had a smile on his face and love in his heart. His passion was movies. He had a vast collection of DVD's and was especially fond of horror movies. Ben was also an avid fan of Mariah Carey, as anyone who knew him would tell you. Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Tara and Terry Herum; brothers, Paul McAndrews, Erik and Justin Herum, all of Davenport; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and special friends. Ben will be reunited with those who preceded him in death; his father, Mark McAndrews; grandparents Ed and Winnie McAndrews, Fred and Elsie Drebenstedt; and an aunt.