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Ben Filmore Jr.

Born: 9/3/1949

Died: 12/20/2012

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Ben H. Filmore Jr., 63, passed away on Dec. 20, 2012. He was born on Sept. 3, 1949, in Oklahoma City and attended Rockwood Elementary, Jackson Jr. High and graduated from Capitol Hill High School. After graduations, he attended a Masonry school to become a bricklayer. Ben laid brick on many Oklahoma City buildings, several upper floors of Southwestern Bell, the veterans hospital emergency room at OU Medical, many of the housing additions all over Oklahoma City and several churches. He then attended OSU Okmulgee. He studied electronics and worked at Terry’s Two-Way Radio and TV Repair. Towards the end of his life, he had been interested in computers and computer repair. Ben never married or had children. He was the oldest son of eight children.

He was preceded in death by his parents Juanita Mae Cass-Filmore and Ben H. Filmore Sr.; sisters, Sheila Ameila Filmore, Margaret A. Long, and Debra Sharon Filmore; and brothers, Mark Filmore and Millard Filmore. He is survived by sisters, Priscilla M. Clark, and Carla DeCoteau; nephews, James Clark and Jamie DeCoteau; nieces, Monica M. Clark, Felicia Wells and Ciani Filmore.