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Benjamin Heskett

September 25, 1933 ~ March 4, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Benjamin Heskett was born September 25, 1933 in Bethesda, Ohio on the family farm to Dewey and Susan Brown Heskett.  He passed away March 4, 2020 in Worthington, Ohio.  He is survived by his children Diane (Michael) Snow, Carol (Jack) Frisby and John (Danielle) Heskett.  He was married for 60 years to his wife Carolyn, who passed away in September of 2015.  He was a devoted and loving grandfather to ten grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  Ben was a proud graduate of the Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture.  He served in the United States Air Force for three years as a Navigator.  He had his own business in  Worthington, Ohio for almost 30 years.  After Ben’s first retirement, at the age of 59, he attended and graduated from Ashland Theological Seminary with a Master’s Degree in Divinity.  He then served as Pastor of Upper Arlington Christian Church and later served as Chaplain at Worthington Christian Village.  He loved the scriptures, having memorized large portions of scripture, and was a member of Gideon’s International for many years.  He was a member of Worthington Christian Church.  Ben was known and loved by many for his integrity, positive outlook, kindness and generosity.  He was an encouraging, loving and supportive father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and Pastor.  He will be greatly missed.  Services will be held at Worthington Christian Church, 8145 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio on Friday March 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.   There will be calling at the church prior to the service from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery in Bethesda, Ohio at 3:30 p.m. later that day.  Memorial contributions in Ben’s honor can be made to Worthington Christian Village. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 13, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Worthington Christian Church
8145 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43235

Funeral Service
Friday
March 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Worthington Christian Church
8145 North High Street
Worthington, OH 43235

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