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Dr. Ben Edwin Loring Jr.

1946 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Loring, Jr., Dr. Ben Edwin Dr. Ben Edwin Loring, Jr. passed away Saturday morning in Saline, Michigan after a struggle with dementia. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth, and survived by children John Loring and Rebekah Loring McBride. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, November 23rd at 2pm at Antioch Community Church in Waco TX. (505 N 20th St, 76707 tel: 254-754-0386) Born in Dallas TX in 1946, Ben attended Baylor University and got his Doctorate of Ministry at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He worked with the Southern Baptist Christian Life Commission and as the Senior Pastor of several churches including Trinity Baptist in OKC, First Baptist Lawton OK, and First Baptist Amarillo TX before helping found Antioch Community Church in Waco TX. His last years in ministry were returning to Dallas to plant an inner city church that would minister to the homeless as well as business professionals. In honor of Ben's life, the family will be collecting canned goods at the memorial service to be distributed to those less fortunate. Donations can also be given to Antioch's Mercy House Ministries.


Published in Dallas Morning News on Nov. 21, 2013
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