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Obituary: Ben Naar


BOSSIER CITY – Celebration of life for Ben Naar, 75, will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Tim Barnes of Asbury United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 5:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m.

Ben was born on December 18, 1940 in New Brunswick, New Jersey and passed away on October 30, 2016 in Bossier City, LA. He enjoyed spending his time with his family, his cars, his retired Firemen brothers and the Silver Eagles.

Ben was preceded in death by his mother, Sophie Moche’; father, Harry B. Naar; the father who raised him, Morris Moche’; his in-law and second father, John Ruben Nattin.

Ben is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Becky; children, Butch (Stephanie) and Liz (Gary); grandchildren, Kyle, Patrick, Katie, Abby and numerous extended family members.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Naar, Patrick Naar, John Juneau, John Kerr, Mike McDonald, Jason Vela, Corey Wilson and Clint Wilson.

Honorary Pallbearers are all Retired Bossier City Firemen and the Asbury United Methodist Church Silver Eagles.

The family would like to extend a special thanks for their support to the Bossier City Fire Department, the Asbury Silver Eagles, the Red River Street Rod Association and his fellow car enthusiasts.

Our daddy was a great man and was loved and respected by so many. He was a gentleman, loving husband, father and grandfather. He fought a difficult battle for 3 years, but his attitude was positive and he never stopped teaching us how to be strong and loving in the face of adversity. We will never stop missing you but we will see you again.

Daddy will be in jeans today, so we invite all of you to wear jeans as well.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.


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