Edward Benjamin “Ben” Day passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017, at his home in Ardmore at the age of 57 years, 1 month, and 7 days. Ben was born on March 7, 1960, in Costa Mesa, Calif., to Orval Day and the late Lawanda Sue (Sims) Day.
Ben lived in California until about age 4. At that time Ben moved to Ardmore, where he lived the remainder of his life. Ben attended and graduated from Ardmore High School in 1978. Ben was a cement finisher and worked for several places to include Michelin Tire Plant in Ardmore. Ben was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Solid Rock Ministries in Ardmore where he played the drums in the church’s praise and worship band.
Some of the many hobbies Ben enjoyed were playing the drums and bass guitar, he loved music. Ben held a special place in his heart for his dog “Duke”.
Ben leaves behind to forever cherish his memory his father, Orval Day of Ardmore; son, Dillon Day of Ardmore; sister, Deanise Ellis and husband, Jerry of Ardmore; niece, Lyndsey Ellis of Moore, Okla.; and grandson, Keelan Day of Ardmore.
Ben was preceded in death by his mother, Lawanda Sue (Sims) Day; and grandfather, Chester Sims.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Solid Rock Ministries in Ardmore with Pastor Steve Skinner officiating.