Benjamin Heskett
1933 - 2020
BORN
1933
DIED
2020
Heskett, Benjamin
1933 - 2020
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 11a.m. There will be calling at the church prior to the service from 9:30-11a.m. Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery in Bethesda, Ohio at 3:30p.m. later that day. Memorial contributions in Ben's honor can be made to Worthington Christian Village. Visit www.shaw-davis.com for more details and online condolences.
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Mar. 9 to Mar. 11, 2020.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Mar
13
Calling hours
9:30a.m.
Worthington Christian Church
OH
Mar
13
Service
11:00a.m.
Worthington Christian Church
8145 North High Street, Columbus, OH
Mar
13
Burial
3:00p.m.
Ebenezer Cemetery
Bethesda, OH
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Carol and family, For the George family, the Heskett family was always a fixture just up Hartford St. on the corner. Sending condolences to you all. Barbara George (David, Andy, and parents Nancy & Tom).
Barbara George
March 21, 2020
Ottolenghi Family
March 12, 2020
Ottolenghi Family
March 12, 2020
Ben was a kind, sharp, sincere man. I admired his poise and his determination to train for (and do) ministry later in life. God's peace on your family.
Eddie Lowen
March 10, 2020
We were so sadden to hear of his passing. May eternal rest grant unto him, oh Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. God's peace be with all of you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Visiting Angels of Westerville
March 10, 2020
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