Ben Carson

We the family of the late Ben Carson formerly of Vernon, regret to announce his sudden passing at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops on Tuesday, November 28th, 2006 in his 85th year. Ben was predeceased by his loving wife Rena in 2002. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his son David (Rose) Carson of Vernon, his daughter Trudie (Brent) Lillies of Nakusp, four grandchildren Tasha (Scott) Pollon, Shane (Carrie-Ann) Lillies, Bree Lillies (Patrick) and Greg Carson, three great grandchildren; Sierra, Ruby and Koston. Ben will be further missed and loved by his companion Thora Duerks of Quilchena, BC. Ben will always be remembered for his love of music and the outdoors and his contribution locally with several dance bands in the 50’s and 60’s. Cremation will precede a private family service and inurnment to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Ben may do so to the Arrow

Lakes Hospital c/o Box 87 Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME (542-4333). Condolences may be

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