Ben Joseph Carron 86 years old
Of Huntsville, AL
Died Friday, January 15, 2021
At home in Huntsville, AL
He was born on February 16, 1934 in Bloomsdale, MO
Son – Matthew Carron, Huntsville, AL
Daughter – Mary Carron, Madison, AL
Daughter – Catherine (Stuart) Charnley, Knaresborough, England
Daughter – Joanne Carron, Jensen Beach, FL
Sister – Yvonne (Roy) Nomura, Saint Louis, MO
Sister-in-Law – Marie Carron, Bloomsdale, MO
Grandchildren – Danielle (Jimmy) Dixon, Terrie (Phillip) Fowler, and Jared (Anna) Smith;
Great Grandchildren – Marie, Daniel (Anna), Denver, and Reese Dixon; Ryder, Emmalynn, Lillian, and Charlotte Smith
Great Great Grandchildren – Asher, Ava, and River Dixon
Preceded in Death By:
Father – Benjamin Carron,
Mother – Augusta (Kirchner) Carron
Brother – Eldon Carron
A graveside service with family and close friends will be held at St. Agnes Cemetery in Bloomsdale, MO on Friday, January 22 at 1:00 PM. We ask that you wear a mask and observe social distancing protocols.
The clergy will be Rev. Michael Benz
Memorials can be made to St. Agnes Parish, 40 St Agnes Dr., Bloomsdale, MO 63627 or Doctors without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030
Ben was a lifetime member of the Bloomsdale Knights of Columbus 1848. He served in the US Army and afterwards obtained an Electrical Engineering Degree from the Missouri School of Mines. His work as an engineer led him from Seattle, WA to Huntsville, AL to work in the Space Program in the 60s and 70s. He later decided to become a teacher and obtained Masters Degrees in Counseling Psychology and Education. He taught math and physics for over twenty years at J. O. Johnson High School. He was a dedicated teacher often staying at work late to tutor students. After retirement, Ben would travel for various seminars on such diverse topics as alternative medicine, stock investing, organic gardening, cooking, beekeeping, and qigong martial arts. He enjoyed growing trees and plants, and beekeeping. He was gifted a lifetime membership in the National Rifle Association for his volunteer service teaching youth firearm safety and rifle skills in the 60s. He was a former Boy Scout Master.
Ben was a beloved Father, Grandfather, Brother, and Uncle and will be greatly missed by all his family.
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com