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Elder Benjamin Robert Ellsworth

Elder Benjamin Robert Ellsworth

Birth
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Dec 2005 (aged 19)
Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Burial Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 95, Space 6
Memorial ID 35937015 · View Source
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Benjamin Robert Ellsworth, age 19, of Mesa, passed away on December 2, 2005 while serving a full time mission for the LDS Church in Rosario, Argentina. Benjamin was born on June 22, 1986 in Dayton, Ohio to Cory Paul and Amy Lynn Ellsworth. Survivors include his parents; brothers: Ethan (age 22), Cade (5) and Colby (5); sisters: Atley (17) and Emily (15); and grandparents Bob and Jeri Bowden and Carrie Ellsworth, all of Mesa. Ben was an Eagle Scout. After graduating from Mountain View High School in 2004, Benjamin joined the Marine Corps and achieved the rank of Lance Corporal over the next year, before obtaining a leave from the Corps to serve his mission, which he began in June of this year. Ben was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ben's mission president commented that he had interviewed him the day before he died and that "Elder Ellsworth had bright light in his eyes and he loved the work. He made people happy and his missionary companions loved him dearly." Funeral services will be held Friday December 9, 2005 at 11:00 AM at the LDS Mesa East Stake Center, 2228 E. Brown Rd. There will be a visitation beforehand starting at 9:00 AM. Ben will be interred at Mountain View Memorial Gardens following the funeral. Meldrum Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Obituaries: Phoenix Area (AZ)
Date: December 8, 2005


Inscription

Beloved Son & Brother
Benjamin Robert Ellsworth
June 22, 1986-----Dec. 3, 2005
Dayton, Ohio------Rosario, Argentina
Returned With Honor


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  • Created by: Claudia Bourdon
  • Added: 16 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35937015
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elder Benjamin Robert Ellsworth (22 Jun 1986–3 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35937015, citing Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Claudia Bourdon (contributor 46928184) .