Bennet Gordon Geiger Jr.
GEIGER Bennet Gordon Geiger Jr., 17, passed on Tuesday, September 16, 2008. Family will be accepting friends on Sunday, September 21, 2008 from 5-7 p.m. at Hardage Giddens Funeral Home, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 22, 2008 at Fruit Cove Baptist Church at 3 p.m., 501 St. Rd 13, St. Johns with interment to follow at Jacksonville Memory Gardens. Ben was preceded in death by his great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Stovall and his uncle H. Stovall Jr., grandparents Melvin and Valerie Geiger. Ben is survived by his loving parents Bennet G. Geiger Sr., Patricia and Brad Haynes; sisters, Jennifer, Brittney, brothers, Caymon (Gail), Zackry, nieces Falin, Hunter, nephew Colton, maternal grandmother Sally Crowe, grandfather Jim Skelton (Joyce), paternal grandparents Larry (Virginia) Haynes, great-grandparents Gerald (Francis) Bright; aunts and uncles Mike (Wanda) Stovall, Jimmy (Lupe) Skelton, Lisa Hayes, Deeanna Short, Wesley (Donna) Geiger, John, Melvin, Kevin, James, Dennis, Sandy, Melody, Lenny, and Dwayne Geiger. Our dear son was wrapped in the Lord our Saviors arms while doing what he loved most, riding his motocross bike. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on April 30, 1991, he attended Living Waters Preschool, Millcreek Elementary, Switzerland Point and was a senior at Bartram Trail High School. He had many loving and wonderful friends. He loved to go to Wednesday night youth groups at church. He worked dutifully beside his father learning the Big Ben's Tree Service that one day he would take over for his father. When he was younger he enjoyed baseball, football, skateboarding, paintball, fishing and everything life had to offer. He was the sweetest, kindest, most affectionate son, grandson, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend that God had to offer and that we could ever ask for. He will always be in our hearts and in Gods arms. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Home Society at chsfl.org/donate. Arrangements are under the care and trust of Hardage Giddens Funeral Home, 904-288-0025. Please visit www.mem.com to leave written or spoken tributes. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
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Published by Florida Times-Union from Sep. 18 to Sep. 20, 2008.
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happy 28th birthday uncle ben. i miss you more than you know. i wish i could still see your face. i know your always with me. i love you.
hunter
Family
April 30, 2019
We love you so very much, baby. Words cannot express how much we miss you. In some ways, it feels like yesterday that you left us to live with Jesus in His mansion. In other ways, as your Aunt Lisa stated; we are still trying to find peace. We can't and don't understand these things, but we have to trust in God that as the days go by our hurt will lessen, but so far it hasn't. MaMa, Britt, Hunter, Dad, me, your aunt; so many of us think of you every single day. May God give you peace and never forget our love for you grows stronger every day. Love, MeMaw
September 18, 2009
God,in his infinite wisdom, still does not allow me to have any peace with Ben's passing. I still want to ask why does my sister and the rest of my family have to have this put in front of them. This is just the truth- I would take the whole thing away if it were in my power- I love and miss you all- Ben's Aunt Lisa
Lisa Skelton
September 16, 2009
Dear Ben,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Chris called me the other day and said she saw "In Loving Memory of Ben Geiger, Jr." on a truck and I did some searching on the internet to find the horrible news. My heart goes out to you and your family. I can't imagine the pain you have endured over the past months. I know how much you loved you son. He was all you ever talked about. My heart aches for you and I am truly sorry. May God Bless you and give you the strength to carry on!
Sincerely,
Melissa Lee Bautista
Melissa Bautista
June 29, 2009
Well lil Ben today is Sunday June 28th, Fathers day was last Sunday,there are no words to express how much I miss you......BUT I DO KNOW THIS....you are my angel today and as you were the day you were born, when the wind blows that is you in my heart wrapping your arms around me...when the sun shines that is you smiling down upon me...and when it rains that is you telling me....enough tears for that day mama.......I know you are riding in heaven.....and with others who are wrapped in Gods arms.....NUMBER 47 rides on and on and on...................xoxoxoxox...mama
June 28, 2009
You taught us so much about love, Little Ben; you still do every single day.

Happy Easter in Heaven, baby.
MeMaw
April 12, 2009
Patti,
I just heard from LouAnn and Kathy about your terrible loss. I remember so vividly sitting at your house in fruit cove when Ben was little and cannot believe he is gone. I know your grief is unbearable at times but please remember that I am here if you need me for anything. I wish I had the words that will help you heal but I know through my own experience with death only time helps make it a little easy.
With love,
Felicia Brown Reed
Felicia Reed
February 28, 2009
It was so good to see you today at the Circus . Words just can't say how sorry I am for your loss. But like they say only God knows why and he always has better plans.
KIM BROADWELL-FAULK
January 23, 2009
Patti,

I wish there was something that I could say to make this hurt less. As you know, I am very close to my son, Alex, whom you have met several times in Kindermusik class with Hunter, and because he has such serious health problems, I have contemplated what I would do should something happen to him. Alex and I are praying for you and your family, and for your hurt to lessen. I know Ben is watching out for you, and is your guardian angel. Please let me know if there is anything that I can do.

Miss Michelle (Smith)
On Pointe Dance Studio
Michelle Smith
January 22, 2009
Good morning baby...it is7 AM something.....I MISS YOU SO MUCH...as does everyone....i've climbed Hilliards new tower...felt closer to you...and another smaller one.....and felt closer to you as well....of course you are in my heart......you know how much I love you.......Happy New year...I know you guys and gals in Heaven are a heck of alot happier up there....as ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG, NUMBER 47 rides on forever and ever OX0X0X0X0X...MAMA......
PATTI
January 3, 2009
From a kindness shown to me, I return that kindness with a prayer for God's peace in the lives of the family and friends who had the privilege of knowing Bennet Geiger
Rev. Stan Wade
December 22, 2008
lil Ben, Christmas is upon us....I did not put up the tree this year....would not be the same without you here....I miss you so much....but again I know that you know that I miss and love you so much.........mom
Patricia Haynes
December 13, 2008
He may be gone from your lives
But never from your hearts
Live like he would want you too.
Our deepest sympathies are with you all...
James and Karen Madden
December 9, 2008
Patti, Ben, Brad, Brittney and family,
I could not believe when I heard the news of your loss. Ben was just a little boy at a birthday party the last time I saw him. Having an 18 year old son, I know the bond of a mom and son. Our prayers and thoughts go out to all of you especially with the holidays upon us.

Take care and stay strong,
Lisa, John and J.B. Bailey
Lisa Bailey
December 1, 2008
Hi Ben, well today is my birthday...since you were born you have loved birthdays...I miss you so much...but I know you are wishing me a happy birthday...mama
Patti Haynes
November 17, 2008
I miss Ben so much. All of us had a GREAT childhood. and his Mom, Mrs.Patty used to babysit me sometimes. All of us had fun times together and I just wish I could see him again. But I know he's smiling down on us. I LOVE YOU BEN!!
Olivia Quinones
November 15, 2008
To Patti.

I do not know any words, in any language, which could possibly provide the sufficient comfort to a caring mother who has lost her child.

May God bless you more than any of us!
Arne
November 11, 2008
hy this is travis #96.man wen i heard wat hapent i just startid cryin.i said to my self is it true.man we will all miss u so so much.rest in pieace
travis thompson
October 29, 2008
Patti,
I am so sorry for the loss of your son. great memories of him in your heart allows him to always be with you.
shawn
October 27, 2008
No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. Our deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.
david bethea jr
October 21, 2008
Ben, even though i havent spoken to you for a few years, and even though we werent the best of friends, i was crushed when i heard you werent with us anymore. everyone at BT is upset, their is not one person who is not affected by this. you will never be forgotten.
stephanie m
October 7, 2008
My prayers are with you and I am so sorry for your loss of your precious son. He is in very good hands God's. If you need anything please let me know
Sarah Groover
October 3, 2008
May God keep and comfort you and your family. You and your family are loved and are in so many prayers that comfort will find you though these difficult times. I know that the prayers of the many people who love you and the love of God will embrace your family and keep them.
Johnson Family
October 3, 2008
I am so sorry for the lost of your dear loved one. It's comforting
to know that God cares for all of us and losing a loved
one is something we cannot get use to. The Bible gives us hope
that one day we can see our dear loved one again. On behalf of all mankind Jesus surrender his soul for many. John 15:13 says “No one has love greater than this, that someone should surrender his soul on behalf of his friends.” Truly I am sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one and I hope these few words will bring you comfort and hope.
Amber
October 1, 2008
To the Family of Ben,
There are no words that will comfort you but know that you and your son are in the hearts of many.
nld
September 30, 2008
I'm so sorry about your loss. May God Bless your entire family.
G Dunn
September 30, 2008
Dear Patty and Brad,

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May god be with you all.

Brandi
Brandi Plair
September 29, 2008
Ben,

I was so sorry to hear about your son. Although I didn't know him I am the mother of a 17 yr. old Sr. at Mandarin High School. I can only imagine the pain you must be feeling. My heart aches to think about it. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Friends and family mean so much, let them help you through this difficult time.

An old friend,
Teri Daye
Teri Burdett
September 25, 2008
Dear Family,
There are no words or actions that can fix your world but have peace in knowing the words and action you gave your dear son made him the wonderful person that he is. Some people at 90 never touch as many as your son did at 17. Please know that he will always be in your hearts and the hearts of many. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy, Tammy, Stan, Morgann & Blakeslee Cox
Tammy Cox
September 24, 2008
"If we could bring you back again,
We’d say we treasured you,
And that your presence in our lives
Meant more than we ever knew."

With thoughts and prayer from one mother to another...
LC, Mandarin
September 24, 2008
Ben - I'm so sorry.
Donna Gilmore-Poor
September 23, 2008
I am so sorry for your loss. I have heard many good things about Ben. I know he was well liked among all of the students at BT. I hope you can find some comfort in God in these darkest of days.
Another Fruit Cove mom
September 23, 2008
My dear friend,
I grew up with you.
I look back at all of the crazy times we had together.
There was a reason you where put on this earth,
and there was a reason that
seventeen years later you would depart.
I know for a fact that I had been taking my life and the people around me for granted.
I will never again, take one single breath for granted. Weather it be mine, or my family or friends.
You have open my eyes to so many new things over the years.
You'll always be in or hearts and prayers.

Mrs.Patti,
I know this is a difficult time for you,
but never stop believing, never for one second doubt the life that you live, and never ever stop praying.
My heart goes out to you and your family.
Much love to all of you.

Love,
Brenda Lynch

"It is not length of life, but depth of life."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Brenda Lynch
September 22, 2008
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Our deepest sympathies for your tragic and sudden loss. When our son Taylor got the call Wednesday night we immediately felt your pain. He and Ben had several classes together over the past couple of years and spoke quite often. He will be dearly missed. May God Bless The McNees Family
Sherry McNees
September 22, 2008
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ben.
My son Duncan knew Ben from Switzerland Point threw BTHS and had 2 classes this year with Ben. When he told me of his accident he said he had spoke with Ben on Tuesday morning and he said that Ben seemed so happy this year, and he looked great. Take comfort in that and knowing that he is an Angel in Heaven. May Gods love sustain you threw this tragic loss.
Roxanne Harris
September 22, 2008
Ben & Family
Our hearts and prayers are with you in your time of great sorrow. We had the great pleasure of getting to know you and your son at some different tracks he was truly a very nice young man who we enjoyed getting to know. Ben was very kind to my young son. God Bless you and your family.

Billy Meridith and Kyle Waters#94
Meridith Waters
September 22, 2008
Sally, Patti and family: Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time. I was so sorry to hear about Ben. God bless you and your family.
Linda & Gene Sudbury
September 22, 2008
Ben,
I was very sorry to hear about the death of your son. You guys are some of my most favorite customers. He was a great young man and I will miss seeing him. My thoughts are with you all.
Candy (Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille)
Candy Barr
September 22, 2008
Patti,
I have been working on writing this for days now but didn't know what to say...Our times at the track were phenomenal...Ben was such a fantastic rider and such a sweet and thoughtful young man...I wish he and Travis could have gotten to know each other lots better...I do want you to know that the track will never be the same without Ben and you there...Sunday's race was very somber, and I was horrified the whole time...From one MX mom to another, my heart is breaking for you and yours...Please still keep in touch with us and always know that I'm only a phone call or an email away if you need to talk...I pray that God can give you the courage and strength to help ease some of your pain...Ride hard in Heaven, Ben, we know you will...
Love,
Travis #96, Marcia, & Taft Thompson
Marcia Thompson
September 22, 2008
Dear Ben,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies.
Dawn Shirley
September 22, 2008
Big Ben,
I am so sorry for the grief and sorrow you are going through. I know how close you and little Ben were. I so enjoyed cooking for him down at Silver Glen Springs.
God Bless you and keep you close during this time.
David & Paula Whipple
September 22, 2008
Our prayer is that God will comfort you during this difficult time.
Michelle Green
September 22, 2008
On this most difficult of days, you are in many people's thoughts and prayers.

May you find peace.
A Fruit Cove Mom
September 22, 2008
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We will miss Ben haning around at the track with us,he was such a wonderful young man. I read this when I need help trying to understand why - "You can't stop living life because one day you will be gone no matter what you do. Scary and sad, but take it one day at a time. Being active in life doesn't mean you tempt fate, it means you fulfill goals, take part in others lives, become friends with more folks, lead and not follow.. We can't stop activities and hide, death will find us no matter what we do. But you can celebrate the fact that you knew him and he touched your life..keep his memory alive by not forgetting him". Love Angela, John and Johnathon Bledsoe
Angela Bledsoe
September 22, 2008
Ben,

We are deeply saddened by the loss of your son. You and your family are in our prayers. May the good Lord help you all and guide you through this time of sorrow.
Scott Sloan
September 22, 2008
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
Roberts Tree Service, Inc.
September 22, 2008
Bennett,
I am so sorry for the loss of your son although I didnt know him I heard a lot of wonderful things from friends at the track in Bunnell. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
April Sparkman
September 21, 2008
Our thoughts and prayers are with you "Big Ben" and family.
Ralph and Ann Wickersham
September 21, 2008
We are sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you and your family. Ben was a great guy.
(Wes & Jake Allen)
Amy Allen
September 21, 2008
Dear Sally & Family,

I know your heart is broken and will never be the same but, remember all the wonderful memories of lil' Ben, for they will surely last you a life time.

My thoughts and prays are with you.

Love,
Ann Crabtree
September 21, 2008
I remember how ecstatic "Big Ben" was when Ben was born. "Little Ben" was his pride and joy. Just the other day, Big Ben and I were talking over the fence, he was saying how he had been climbing trees for 50 years, and was ready to retire and pass the business along to Little Ben. As next door neighbors, we were privileged to watch Little Ben grow up...just a year younger than our Nick. Won all sorts of awards and rankings, had a God given talent. How our hearts ache for you.
David and Lauren Ogburn
Lauren OGBURN
September 21, 2008
To every heart that is touched by this tragedy, we wish you to find the peace Ben Jr. has found. In his world now, there is no pain, no suffering, no unhappiness & he would wish the same for all those who so dearly loved him. Save your tears for the jubilent day you will meet him again. Celebrate his life & the influence he left behind on so many hearts.
Lannie & Eddie Daymon & Family
September 21, 2008
From a florida motocross rider to a Florida motocross family you are in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Bennet.
-DJ
DJ D.
September 21, 2008
To All the Geiger Family: We are saden for your loss. It seem like the kids just finished Mill Creek and going to Middle School. Its so sad that we loss them at such a early age, But now we have Little Ben to be our angel and to look over us.Our prayers are with you all.
Cindy & Rudy Leeds
September 21, 2008
Dear Patti & Ben,

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
James (Jamie) Aspinwall
September 21, 2008
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
James (Jamie) Aspinwall
September 21, 2008
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
James (Jamie) Aspinwall
September 21, 2008
Dear Patti,

I am so sorry!

Love,
Jason
Aspinwall
Jason Aspinwall
September 21, 2008
Dear Ben, To you and all of little Ben's loved ones we send our love and prayers for strength during this time. As the mom of four boys, my heart goes out to each of you and we are all so sorry for your loss. God Bless you all and may Ben live on in your hearts forever...Rebecca,Tom,Chase,Dallas,Austin & Tate
Rebecca Callahan
September 21, 2008
Dear Patti, Ben and Brad,

Words are so inadequate at a time like this. Patti, my heart goes out to you and the entire family. You all were such wonderful, fantastic parents. Ben was truly blessed. At times like this you ONLY have your faith to hold on to for strength. I said a prayer that God will pour out his love and comfort on all of the family.
Nancye Aspinwall-White
September 21, 2008
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Bryan, Marnie & Cody Smith
September 20, 2008
Brad, Zack, Caymon and the rest of the family:

You are in my family's thoughts during this difficult time. I am truly sorry for your loss.

With love,
Amanda Engebretsen & Family
Amanda Engebretsen
September 20, 2008
Dear Patty, Ben and family, there are very few words to say at a time like this that can bring any understanding to why this has happened to little Ben. Our hearts go wide open to all of you. We pray that in this time you will hold on to the hand of God and let him fill you with the presence of the Holy Spirit! I have put all of you on several prayer list, and we will be praying for a peace that only GOD can give, to you at this time. Much love and prayers Denny, Carrie, and Family
Denny and Carrie Hunter
September 20, 2008
Patty,Sally
I am so sorry for you. May God give you his blessings during this trying time. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all.
Jerry Beauchamp
September 20, 2008
My sweet sister and family, This does not seem possible- that that brown- eyed handsome boy has left us. I am remembering his birthday party with the big slide and all of the people who loved him around that day. God bless us all, Ben's Aunt Lisa, cousins Anah and Eden
Lisa Skelton
September 20, 2008
Ben, although I can't be there for you & your family at this time, my prayers and sympathy are with you. To our little Ben: You are the shining light in your father's eyes and the glow in his heart and you will always be his angel to guide him through this time. Love, your sister.
Melody Geiger-Opp
September 20, 2008
Ben,Patti
I said a prayer of sympathy to the good lord up above, to ask him to console you and comfort you with love. I prayed for help to understand the wisdom of his ways, to trust that life is measured by love and not by days. I prayed he'd hold your loved one in the hollow of his hand filled with perfect peace and joy, according to his plan. Until that promised day when both of you will be together in his warm embrace throughout eternity.
Ben and Patti, our thoughts and prayers will always be with both of you and your family with deepest sympathy.

On behalf Allen and Sara Trevett and Trevetts Tree Surgery.
Allen, Sara Trevett
September 20, 2008
As a parent of a brain injured motocross child the same age, my heart goes out to you. May you find comfort these days.
Janet Dechman
September 20, 2008
I never knew you, but my mom knew you and I felt my heart shatter the moment she told me you had died. I'll always remember you and keep your family in my prayers. It still hurts to think about it.
Ashlee Linster
September 19, 2008
As part of the motocross family, our thoughts and prayers will be with Lil Ben and his family. We will remember you always. We look forward to some day ride together in heaven. You will be missed at the tracks and at school.
Jeff, Donna, Cory, Zack Lifetime Racing Team
September 19, 2008
Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family at this awful time. My son Chris is a fellow rider and met Ben through his buddy Colt. He was a very nice young man. God Bless you all and your in our prayers and thoughts.
Noreen Tuder
September 19, 2008
Ben,

I've known Ben for a while and I have a lot of happy memories with him. I love you guys and you and Ben will always be in my heart and prayers, God bless you all. May God bless Ben's soul, I love him very much and miss him dearly. He will never be forgotton. I know I'll get to see him again someday, in a better place.
Amanda Carter
September 19, 2008
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We did not know Ben that long, but we got to watch him ride and saw how much he truly loved it. RIP #47
Mike, Melissa, Mason #96 & Major Batten
Melissa Batten
September 19, 2008
Big Ben,
We have been around you long enough to witness the great bond that you and Lil' Ben shared and hope that you find peace in the great memories you two share! Our hearts go out to you at this most difficult time.
Terry & Linda Medders and family
September 19, 2008
Patti, Brad and Ben: Words can not express our deepest sorrow for the lost of your Ben. He was always so full of joy. I also know that he was your pride and heart. He will truly be missed and know that you do not mourn alone. You have our love and support.

The Banks Family
Betty Banks
September 19, 2008
I didnt know Ben very well but after reading all of the comments left to him and his family, I feel I know him so much better. All I have heard is how sweet, kind, loving, happy and well liked he was. I would see Ben at my nephew Colts house all the time. My heart goes out to his family for having to go through something so heartbreaking!! Ben you'll be GREATLY missed!!

Preston, Allison, and Darian Moody
Allison Moody
September 19, 2008
Patti, Brad, Big Ben & family

Our love & prayers are with you in the loss of Ben. We were so blessed to have him in our family as our Great-Grandson.

Love MiMi & Pops
Frances & Gerald Bright
September 19, 2008
Brad, Patti, Big Ben & family,

We were so blessed to have Ben as our Grandson. He was so funny and full of life. From a toddler to the wonderful young man he had become he was always a joy. May you have peace in knowing he was raised with love and a very caring personality.

God Bless & Comfort You
Love Larry & Virginia Haynes
Ben's G'Pa & G'Ma
Larry & Virginia Haynes
September 19, 2008
BEN & PATTY
Little Ben was always a joy to be around, he was such a good kid . He will be missed so very much around the office every summer & when there was a break from school. He rarely complained he worked as hard as any of us to make his dad proud. Tragically he died doing something he loved doing.He will truly be missed. My heart breaks for you both.
Eva Linster
September 19, 2008
GEIGER & HAYNES FAMILY

OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

-tess- and -phet-
tess labitan
September 19, 2008
I raced with ben a few time in the Ga/Fl series and always had a blast. Our families pitted next to each other. We will miss Ben and pray for you and yours.

The Rewis Family
David 469
Sarah 121
Timothy 301
David Rewis
September 19, 2008
To the Geiger family, I am so sorry for your loss. My husband Shawn coached him in t-ball and my son beau as known him since mill creek elementary, he was a great kid and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Denise Adkins
September 19, 2008
To Big Ben and the Geiger Family:
We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your son Ben. You and your family will be in our prayers each day. I pray that God will give you the strength you need during this time. Ben is now an "Angel" in heaven.
Rowland (Nash) Cathy & Mark
September 19, 2008
Brad and Zack, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know my words cannot even begin to express your true feelings. But know that I have been there and know that I will be here if you ever need a shoulder. Zack, you are my #1 "boy" at ADT! I never got a chance to meet Ben but I know you loved him so much just by the way you talked of him!

Zack, call me any time day or night if you just need someone to listen. I Love you!
Sheila Hammond
September 19, 2008
Brad, Patty & Family:
Tommy and I are thinking of you and your family;may you stay strong.
Tom and Teresa Griffis
(Angie Carter's Aunt & Uncle)
Teresa Griffis
September 19, 2008
Little Ben,
My heart just broke into a millon pieces when I first heard the news. Then I had to call Bon to make sure it wasn't true, and it was......You never think these thing happen to someone close to you, its always someone else's family. We miss you so much, and we love you. xoxo
Crystal, Mark, and Dylan
Crystal West
September 19, 2008
Ben and family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss and can't even imagine what you and your family are going through. I hope you will find comfort in knowing so many people are praying for you through this difficult time. May God bless you and see you through this.
Eleanor Smith
September 19, 2008
Brad, Patty and Family,
Carlene Moody called to let my know what happened to Ben, just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. I am praying that God will place that "Blanket of Peace" around you and your family at this time. Just know God has another Angel in Heaven. All our love. Dianne, Justin, and Meghan McGee
Dianne McGee
September 19, 2008
big ben dude i really dont know what to say but i miss you and am so sorry to mom dad and brothers and sisters but i will always remember you in my heart love you lots ben stay in everyones heart and i know you lived everyday to the best of it and you belong in a good place know with my sister and ben i wish we would have had that pull off you begged me all the time and sorry but love you dude i will always remember you
ben rosenthal
September 19, 2008
To the Geiger family,
I am so sorry about the accident. You have my greatest sympathy in all of this. Prayers go out to all of you.
I just want you to know that Ben was so strong Tuesday night and he was so happy riding and laughing and talking.

May God bless
Mallory Kee
September 19, 2008
Patti and Big Ben and Brad and family I am so so sorry to hear about Ben death. Our hearts i are crying too and you guys are all in my family prayers We love you all .Patti I love you and be strong Debbie
Debbie & Russ Wilkins & caroline and Jack
September 19, 2008
Patti and Big Ben and Brad and family I am so so sorry to hear about Ben death. Our hearts are crying too.... and you guys are all in my family prayers We love you all .Patti I love you and be strong Debbie
Debbie & Russ Wilkins & caroline and Jack
September 19, 2008
Ben you and colt were the best friends i ever had. me you chris and colt had such great times together man i just still cant believe i wont ever get to see you again. i was talkin to you 4 days ago before it all happened and we planned on hanging out before the game cause its been awhile since we have. Im so sorry for your parents and i wish i could have got to know them to help them through this cause its tough for all of us. i wish you could see my truck though man. its all decked out. i got two GIGANTIC flags about 15 feet tall in the bed of the truck. i know you'll be watchin the game tomorrow, we have some things planned for you buddy. i miss you so much man and love you, you were my bestfriend. RIP man, see you soon RIDE IN PEACE
Caleb Barlow
September 18, 2008
Patti, Big Ben, Sally, Brittney,and Brad
My words will not take your pain away I see your faces and my heart breaks..Lil ben was Jake's Big brother in our hearts and souls even though he was not related..he will be dearly missed by our family and I wish we could just see that famous grin of his one more time (a hundred more times) but I know in my heart that he is smiling down from heaven with so much pride at how strong his family is being for him...We miss you Lil Ben and we love you so much...with our all our hearts we are here for your family! Sissy, Mitch and Jake
Sissy, Mitch and Jake Raikes
September 18, 2008
Ben, Patty and Brad,
Joseph, Taylor and I are so sorry. I know how much all of you loved him.
I loved what you wrote Patty about seeing Ben again and I hope Ben, you know you will too.
With love and deepest regrets,
Carrie, Taylor and Joseph
carrie white
September 18, 2008
Sally, It was with a great sense of loss when I heard of Ben's death.

I wanted to let you know that you have my greatest sympathy, and my heart is truly saddened.

I know that his passing will not only leave a void in not only your heart and others in the family, but in the hearts of all those who knew him.

You are in my thoughts and in my daily prayers. May God give you strength as well as all of the family.

My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you.
Vickie Smith
September 18, 2008
To Ben's Family,

I was so, so, sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in my heart and in my prayers as you go through this. God Bless.
Brenda Mallard
September 18, 2008
Big Ben,
Words truly are inadequate but you have my deepest sorrow and prayers. Though we lost touch a long time ago, it has always pleased me that my niece, Erika Booth, and your son have been friends for years. May you and yours be blessed by the love and support of those close to you. You have always had a special place in my heart because of what you meant to Larry.
Debbie Bastin Graham
September 18, 2008
Hey lil Ben its your Sissy! I miss you so much you were my heart..You are one of the sweetest caring sensitive persons i know! I love you so much and i know you know that..but i know your an angel now and your watching over us... I love you baby brother xooxox i know i will see you one day and Hunter Loves her uncle Ben so Much to baby.
Brittney Carter/mangefrida
September 18, 2008
Ben~~ we loved u and we will miss u!!....u and Chris behave yourselves up there!!!...love~Aunt Dee
Deanna Short
September 18, 2008