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Benjamin Gordon Berley (1946-2010)

Benjamin Gordon Berley, formerly of Columbia, passed away Friday, October 29, 2010, in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 64.

He was born in Jefferson County, KY, on Saturday, April 6, 1946, to Clarence Mark Berley and Nancy Montgomery Berley and spent much of his life in Adair County. Ben Gordon was a member of the Adair County High School Class of 1964 and attended both Centre College and Western Kentucky University.

Ben was preceded in death by his parents and by an older half-brother, Jesse M. Berley. Local survivors in Columbia, KY, include a number of cousins. His remains were interred in the White Tanks Cemetery, Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona. La Paz Funeral Home, 935 E Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ, handled the arrangements.


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