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McCaulley â€” Ben Edd Ensminger, 72, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013.Â Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Hamlin.Â Burial will be in McCaulley Cemetery, directed by Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.Â Online condolences may be made at adamsfosterrayfh.com.
Ben was born July 31, 1940 to Ennis and Telula (Claxton) Ensminger and was raised by his grandparents.
He graduated from McCaulley High and received his PhD.Â Ben married Virginia Sue Cook on Oct. 10, 1970, in Lovington, N.M. He worked as a safety engineer for Texas State Technical College in Texas.Â Ben loved to restore classic cars.Â
Ben is preceded in death by his wife, parents and one sister.Â
Survivors include his son, Nick Ensminger of Abilene; and two sisters, JoyÂ Ensminger and Kathy Wright of Abilene.Â
In lieu of flowers, Benâ€™s wishes were for you to pay it forward.Â