On November 11, 2012 at 78 years of age.  Beloved husband of 57 years to Betty-Jean (nee Milligan).  Dearest father of Shirley-Jean Defausses, Brenda and John Bauer, Thomas Willson and Judy, Denise and Bob Dupuis, Connie and Mark Rubik, Bonnie and Kerry Ducharme.  Dear son of the late Clarence and Jean Willson and son-in-law of the late Ernest and Flo Milligan.  Cherished grandfather of 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.  Also survived by 1 brother and 1 sister.  Ben will also be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews, their families and his extended family and friends of Lad’s Dairy Bar.  Ben retired from the Windsor Board of Education after 32 years and worked for Redmonds Towing.   If you so desire, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Assoc. or Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday 7-9pm, Wednesday 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Thursday 10am at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841).  Rev. Linda Bryce, officiating.  Interment Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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