Benjamin E. Mansfield, Sr. 55, of Casey, IL, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:40 a.m. at his residence in Casey.
He was born January 17, 1959 in Chicago, IL; the son of Benjamin F. and Janet (Ryan) Mansfield. Mr. Mansfield was a Millwright. He will be missed by his loving family and his best friend, Diesel.
He is survived by his daughters: Ashley (Tony) Mansfield and Tanya (William) Mansfield, both of Casey, IL, and Madelyn Mansfield of Gillespie, IL; sons: Benjamin E. (Tara) Mansfield Jr., Romie Mansfield and Tylee Mansfield, all of Gillespie, IL; grandchildren: Shiloh Roach, Lainey Thomas and Kolin Matthews, all of Casey, IL, and Kailie Bradburn and Eli Bradburn, both of Farmersville, IL; sister, Kim Phares of Taylorville, IL; nieces and nephews: Joe Phares, Heather Mundhenke and several others. He was preceded in passing by his parents, Benjamin F. and Janet (Ryan) Mansfield and brother, John Elden Mansfield.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Jason Hoffman officiating. Burial will be at Ponting Cemetery, Stonington, IL.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Visit www.suttonmemorialhome.com to sign the online guest book.
Funeral services for Benjamin E. Mansfield, Sr. 55, of Casey, IL, were held at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL, with burial at Ponting Cemetery, Stonington, IL. Pastor Jason Hoffman officiated the service. Military Honors were conducted by American Legion Post #73, AMVETS Post #29, VFW Post #4495 and Illinois National Guard Funeral and Honors Detail.
Casket bearers were Joe Phares, Louie Shanks, Derek Hankins, Tim Hobson, Aaron Richards and William Thomas. Honorary bearers were Kolin Matthews and Patrick Howard.
He passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:40 a.m. at his residence in Casey.