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SHREVEPORT, LA - Services honoring the life of Ben F. Wilson, III will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 25, 2011, at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Chapel. Officiating will be Bob Moore. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Stoner Avenue.
Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Ben was born January 10, 1946 to Ben and Ruth Wilson and passed away Monday, August 22, 2011 at his residence. He had 25 years of service with Atlas Refinery. Ben graduated from Fair Park High School in 1963 and proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1967. He was member of The American Legion Post 14 for the past 11 years.
Survivors include his brother, David G. Wilson and wife, Beverly; his sister, Susie Jackson and husband Donnie; three nephews, David Wilson, Jr., Steven Scott Wilson, and Donnie Jackson, Jr.
Honoring Ben, as pallbearers will be Lou Dale, J.T. Black, Eddie Williams, Mitch O'Neal, David Wilson, Jr. and Steven Scott Wilson.
Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 14 or to the charity of choice.
Published in Shreveport Times from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2011