West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Jul., 2001|
North Carolina, USA
Memorial service will be held for Captain Benjamin Robison Kommor at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 21, Temple Israel, 2312 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, West Virginia.
Captain Kommor died at Ft. Bragg, N.C., where he was on active duty, serving the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division in Military Intelligence.
Benjamin, the son of Dr. Martin Jay Kommor and Dr. Joan Robison Palmintier, was born and raised in Charleston, W.Va., where he graduated with honors from George Washington High School in 2001. He was a member of all-district chorus and was a National Merit Scholar. He graduated on the Dean's List from Virginia Tech in 2005 with a degree in Political Science. He was an Assistant Editor on the college newspaper with heartfelt editorials written with maturity beyond his years.
Benjamin joined the U.S. Army in 2006 and obtained the rank of Captain, serving his country on full tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. His last posting was at Ft. Bragg, N.C., where he relished the challenge of Military Intelligence.
A hint of Ben's love of life was noted in his winning smile and his dedication to his family, friends and work. He cherished excellent cuisine and fine wines, computer gaming, and books and movies which challenged his intellect. He fully enjoyed the work in Military Intelligence offered by the Army. This had been a lifelong desire.
Along with his parents, Benjamin is survived by his stepmother, Kathie K. Kommor of Charleston; and his stepfather, Dr. Jon S. Palmintier of Lafayette, La.; stepsisters, Jennifer Hoffman of Las Vegas, Nev. and Stephanie Franco and her husband, Tony of Denver, Colo., Bryan Palmintier and his wife, Michele of Golden, Colo., Karin Price and her husband, Jason of Lakewood, Colo.; his grandparents, Alvin and Selma Kommor; aunt, Sandee Miller and her husband, Lester; aunt, Shelley Cozzens and her husband, Rick; cousin, Brian Miller and his wife, Pia; cousins, Loren Miller and Robert Cozzens, all of Louisville, Ky.; cousin, Will Slaughter and his wife, Betsy Fitzpatrick of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and cousin, Michael Slaughter and his wife, Holly of Baton Rouge, La.
Benjamin's family and friends will miss him dearly, but will forever cherish the times he was with them.
Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Created by: Rosa Nutt
Record added: Jul 20, 2013
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