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Memorial Service

Florence National Cemetery
Friday December 10th, 2021

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Florence National Cemetery
Friday December 10th, 2021

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Benjamin Rich

Mr. Benjamin Franklin “Ben” “Frank” Rich was born in Florence, South Carolina on April 21, 1955 to the late Carli and Emma Williams Rich. He departed this life on Friday, December 3, 2021 at McLeod Hospice House.

Benjamin received his formal education in Florence County Public Schools. He was a 1975 graduate of McClenaghan High School.

“Ben” or “Frank” as he was affectionately called served in the United States Army, Navy and National Guard. Ben a committed veteran to our County received an Honorable Discharge.

After relocating to Florence, he gained employment at Rainwater Furniture Store and years later with The City of Florence.

Benjamin an avid fisherman will always be remembered for his unique smile and distinct laughter.

Benjamin was preceded in death by his parents, Carli and Emma Rich; two brothers, James and Charlie Williams; one sister, Margaret Williams; and a special friend, Grizzel “Chris” Thomas McFadden.

Those left to cherish his precious memories are: two sisters, Annie Mae Taylor and Carrie Gregg; one brother, Tyrone Rich; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Please keep the family of Benjamin Rich in your thoughts and prayers.

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Deepest sympathy to the family,friends, and loved ones. GOD be with you. May you rest in peace.

Donald R Canty Dec 21 2021 12:18 AM

Deepest sympathy to the family during this difficult time. May God continue to give you comfort & strength.

Ms. Audrey Davis & Dr. Lurma Swinney Dec 18 2021 9:35 PM

Condolences to the family

Brunson gibbs Dec 10 2021 7:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Rich

Michael Jamison Dec 10 2021 4:03 PM

Love you uncle Ben!
Rest easy shipmate!

Nick Alexander Dec 10 2021 2:11 PM

For you my dear will always be a person remembered. To the Rich family, I am sorry for your lose, but God needed to add beautiful flowers to his garden and this time, Ben was the chosen one. I will keep you in prayer as we go through our period of grieving.

Rose M Brown Dec 10 2021 2:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Rich

Mr. Elroy & Claudette Myers Dec 10 2021 1:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Rich

Simone Washington Dec 10 2021 8:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Rich

Earldine Bartell Dec 10 2021 7:51 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Rich

Sharon Brockington Dec 10 2021 6:43 AM

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