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Ben Lehman

September 27, 1939 — October 5, 2018

Ben John Lehman, 79, of Damon, Texas, passed from this life on Friday, October 5, 2018. He was born on September 27, 1939 in Fort Bend County, Texas to Charlie and Hermina (Trlica) Lehman. Ben was a teacher and principal for 20 years and later worked for Kinder Morgan as a gas technician for 18 years.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia with John Price officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Needville Public Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Kenneth Hoelewyn, Thomas Hoelewyn, David Hawkins, Tim Wieghat, Bubba Schneider, and Corbin Primrose. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Hurta and Gilbert Brown.

Ben is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Ferguson Lehman of Damon; sons, Kenneth Lee Miller of Damon, Terry Miller of Damon, and Calvin Lehman of Katy; daughters, Ruth Ann Maus of Needville and Mar-Jayne Cogburn and husband, Matt of Bertram; grandchildren, Brian Miller, Jeremy Miller, Brandon Miller, Kayla Maus, Lance Corporal Logan Maus of Okinawa Japan, Mason Maus, Meghan Cogburn of San Antonio, Yeoman Michael Cogburn of Groton, CT, and Mason Cogburn of Abilene; great-grandchildren, Brianna Miller, Colt Miller, and Carsyn Miller; sister, Jo Ann Buchan and husband, Bill of Galveston; and sister-in-law, Beatrice Lehman of Needville.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Carl P. Lehman; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Hugh V. and Jessie Hoelewyn Ferguson.

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Visitation
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:00 PM 10/9/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S. Columbia Drive
West Columbia, TX 77486

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia
634 S. Columbia Drive West Columbia 77486 TX
United States
Service
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
10:00 AM 10/10/2018 10:00:00 AM
Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S. Columbia Drive
West Columbia, TX 77486

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia
634 S. Columbia Drive West Columbia 77486 TX
United States
Location

Needville Public Cemetery Final Resting Place

Needville-Fairchilds Rd
Needville, TX 77461

Needville-Fairchilds Rd Needville 77461 TX
United States
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