Memorial services were held June 12, 2016 for Ben Edward Redman, 61, of Roswell, New Mexico who died June 9. He was born August 1, 1964 in Mena to Ben and Bette Ann Redman. He was a graduate of Mena High School and the Spartan College of Aeronautics in Tulsa, OK. He was an accomplished pilot and an avid traveler.
He was preceded in death by, his father, Ben Alan Redman; maternal grandparents, Edward and Helen Watkins; and paternal grandparents, Dr. Pierre and Marjorie Redman. He is survived by, his wife, Lyn Redman, of the home; one son, Edward Redman of Tulsa, OK; mother and step-father, Bette Ann and Ken McRee of Mena; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Jennie and Tom Kuhnke of Campbellsport, WI, Tracie and Teddy Bissell of Mena, and Suzanne and Randy Harris of Norman, OK; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A local memorial service will be held in Mena at a later date.