Ben Conrad

Published 7:21 pm Tuesday, June 7, 2011

June 9, 1922 –

June 7 2011

Funeral services for William Benjamin “Ben” Conrad, 88, of Bascam, Ga., will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at Mount Olive Baptist Church with the Revs. Henry Fullington and Jack Howell officiating.

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Private interment will follow in the Conrad Family Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, at Mount Olive Baptist Church on Highway 2 in Bascom.

Born in Jackson County, Fla., on June 9, 1922, Mr. Conrad died on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at his home.

He worked at Graham Air Base prior to becoming a farmer and was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, and he was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Benjamin Eddie and Lelia Roberta Robinson Conrad, and a brother, James Conrad.

Survivors include his wife, Eddie Conrad; a son, William Benjamin “Bill” Conrad and his wife, Donna, of Bascom; two daughters, Brenda Brookins and her husband, David, of Lake Seminole, Ga., and Debbie Callaway and her husband, Ronny, of Bascom; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

James & Sikes Funeral Home in Marianna, Fla., are in charge of services.