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Ben "Benji" Wilson
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Remembering you
- John
 Added: May. 21, 2017
Damn, we were robbed of your greatness, may you be at peace Benji
 Added: Dec. 3, 2016
God Bless You Benji,Rest in Heaven
- ella collins
 Added: Jun. 28, 2016
How I would love to have you for a big brother who I could look up to and love like my very own. Rest in peace, beautiful beloved child. You are forever safe in God's loving arms.
- Pinoy Pride
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016
32 Years later...still no change...young kids being killed is worse !
- george
 Added: Jun. 10, 2016

- Journey
 Added: May. 11, 2016
Such a senseless tragedy. Rest in peace young man.
 Added: Mar. 5, 2016
So sad - such a waste of such talent
- snm
 Added: Feb. 15, 2016

- A F
 Added: Dec. 26, 2015

- Stacey
 Added: Dec. 25, 2015
Benji, you were a phenom. The Great White Hope for Southside Chicago. Everybody loved you including Jetun(she only wanted other girls to stop fancying you.) You could really play HS Basketball and would have really made a name in the NCAA and perhaps the NBA. It hurts that two lowlife,remorseless cowards took your life and one even had the audacity to lie on ESPN with a straight face. Your senseless murder still cuts deep with Chicago and Simeon HS. The amount of grief that struck when everyone learned you didn't make it was indescribable. The girls sobbed and called your name again and again, the boys all wept and sang for you, the city felt hopeless and lost, but your mom Mary displayed strength. Say hello to her, please. Rest peacefully.
- Mr. Pat
 Added: Aug. 25, 2015
RIP Benji!! Simeon's FINEST!!!
- Kayel Ellis
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015
Continue to Rollick in Paradise Benji! I first heard of your story during a basketball half time special, feat your friend Nick Anderson, back in 1993. I remember your story touched me back then. Too bad I was only 5 years young when you passed, woulda been nice to see you playing on the court. Your Spirit is alive;)
- Katrina
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015

- nia hogan
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015
- JoAnne Long
 Added: Mar. 6, 2015
Never knew your story until now. God Bless You, Benji.
- Lillie
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015
repose en paix
- ltdan
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015

- Theresa Hernandez -White 💔
 Added: Sep. 17, 2014
Benji, you would have been an NBA star no doubt. I hated that your life was cut short by 2 lowlife cowards. Your mother Mary fought so hard to stop gun violence after you were gone. Continue to rest in peace Ben and Mary! Thanks for the memories.
- Jesse
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014

- Geni Gitane
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
Happy Belated Birthday, Benji. Although I never met you, I saw your story on ESPN a few years ago and it really touched me.
- Desiree
 Added: Apr. 23, 2014
I absolutely had to write on this page. I saw your story and it touched me . They say God sends for his angels when it's time. You were young and so very talented and most of all loved. Your legacy lives on kid.
- blessed1
 Added: Apr. 21, 2014
What a lost..
- mitchell smith
 Added: Mar. 2, 2014
- nia hogan
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014
God bless your soul Benji!! You're still a Superstar!
- CheL
 Added: Jan. 3, 2014
I just watched the AMAZING ESPN story of your life... tears are streaming down my face. My heart is full sadness & joy. A man full of so much life & potential. Gone to Soon!! R.I.P Angel
- Shelly White
 Added: May. 10, 2013
You will never..ever be forgotten..God bless you Benji.
 Added: Apr. 5, 2013

- Lance
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
I was only 2 years of age when you passed but, I saw the ESPN special on you and your life. I.wish you could have been here to do many more great things, but your purpose was served! Rest easy handsome.
- Treasure
 Added: Mar. 4, 2013

- ltdan
 Added: Dec. 23, 2012

- Robert Duran ~
 Added: Dec. 23, 2012
You are remembered in my heart with love.
 Added: Nov. 27, 2012
Remembering you, a young man with so much to live for but taken way too soon.
- John
 Added: Oct. 27, 2012
Upon viewing the 30 for 30 ESPN special it was obvious that you were truly and still are an icon. One thing about Ben "Benji" Wilson is, this will be a star that will never cease to stop shining. May God continue to bless those that were touched by you...
- Jason Lutz
 Added: Oct. 25, 2012
Truly sad story...always the what if's. This is one story that will never be forgotten. continue to rest in paradise. xoxo Best in the nation
- courtney perry
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
I just saw the story on the talented young man tonite. I must say I was touched beyond words...couldn't get out of this corner of my couch. My prayers go out to the family...
- Sharon Henry
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
I just saw the 30 for 30 special on you. You are remembered today and always.
- Ryan Mayfield
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
Sleep well.. So sad
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
Sleep well.. So sad
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
I just saw the special on ESPN and it brought tears to my eyes. I graduated in 1985 and this was the first time i heard about you. God works in ways we will never understand and your life was taken in a way we will never understand. I pray that this makes others stronger and realize the value of life. I pray for your family and your son as well as your girlfriend. I saw so many people show how much they loved you and miss you. My prayers Ben!
- Patrick Mallory
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
I just saw your story on EPSN's "30 for 30" and was touched by your life and the effect you left on everyone. Rest In Peace.
- Yasmine
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
When you passed away, you left so much behind for others to look forward to..As I sit here thinking about the day you passed away, it hurts but knowing who our Heavenly Father is, he needed you more in heaven than we did down here..You have left you spirit behind and Derrick Rose and others have your spirit flowing through them and that's a blessing..Derrick, also wore your #25 in remembrance of you..R.I.P, sweetie, for you are truly missed..You have your wings..
 Added: May. 27, 2011

- Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine 💞
 Added: Oct. 20, 2010
Merry Christmas Ben.
- Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 8, 2009
Benji, When you died a Angel got this wings and that Angel was you . God bless your Mother Mary in heaven with you .
- Vicki Holman
 Added: Jun. 28, 2009
Ben you would have been fourty-two years old. Rest in peace great-one
- love
 Added: Mar. 20, 2009
hello great one, you are in great company again. The Hudson family are also buried at Oak Woods. Rest in peace twenty-five years.
- love
 Added: Dec. 28, 2008
Has it been that long? I remember this happened and the whole city of Chicago got really scary after it. You didn't deserve to die the way you did, but we are not here to question fate. You are now a Star as far as Im concerned.
- Damian Omar Plaza in Chicago
 Added: Jan. 16, 2008
Has it been that long? I remember this happened and the whole city of Chicago got really scary after it. You didn't deserve to die the way you did, but we are not here to question fate. You are now a Star as far as Im concerned.
- Damian Omar Plaza in Chicago
 Added: Jan. 16, 2008
thinking of you today great one, I was told your mother pass away a few years ago, rest in peace Mary Wilson. You were the best in high school.
- love
 Added: Dec. 12, 2007
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