CLARKSVILLE - Ellsworth, Benjamin A., of Clarksville, IN, died January 5, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
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He was born in Stanton, MI on July 24, 1929. He was a Korean war veteran, an avid bowler, and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Ellsworth; sons, James (Gabriele) Ellsworth, Donald (Barbara) Ellsworth, Ben Rzonca, Dan Rzonca; step-children, Peggy (Tom) Bentley, Ken (Marty) Reynolds, Bill (Donna) Price; and numerous grandchildren. Other survivors include sisters, Bea (Versil) Swift, Mary Ann Parmeter, Arlene (Chuck) Pickney; sister in laws, Dorothea Ellsworth, Joyce Ellsworth, and Caroline Ellsworth.
Ben was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and will be missed by many! A memorial service will be 3 p.m., January 12, 2013, at Hillcrest Village, 203 Sparks Ave., 1st floor, Rec room. Chapman Funeral Home, Clarksville is is charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.chapmanfuneralhome.net
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 9, 2013