Benjamin “Ben” Geary

January 24, 1923 ‒ April 16, 2021

Delaware, Ohio

Benjamin “Ben” Geary of Delaware sadly passed away Friday evening, April 16, 2021 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

He was born on January 24, 1923 in France to the late Lester and Madeline (Wright) Geary.

Ben lived an extraordinary 98 years of life. He was an Army Air Force veteran during World War II serving as a tail gunner in the 9th Bombardier Division.

He managed many movie theaters during his life and he loved playing tennis and golf. He also golfed and worked as a starter at the Glenross Golf Club in Delaware, up until he was almost 95 years old.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 10:00 am at Oak Grove Cemetery.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is assisting the family.

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  • Sdeeply saddened to hear of Uncle Bennie’s passing. His laugh and good heart will be missed by all who knew him. Rest in God’s arms, Ron & Kay