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Benjamin Andrew Kiper, Sr

October 4, 1970 ~ August 9, 2018 (age 47)

Benjamin Andrew Kiper, Sr., 47, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born October 4, 1970 in Morgantown, Kentucky to the late Wesley Kiper and  Vada Kiper. Ben was a member of the Grim Reapers Motorcycle Club for seven years. He coached T-ball in 1996 and 1997 and loved his family more than life itself.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Anna Kiper; three brothers, Willie Kiper, Karl Kiper, and Junior Kiper; and two sisters, Tammy Lopez and Doris Howard.

He leaves behind his wife, Ann Drewry; eight children, Leah King, Justin Kiper, Kayla Barksdale, Andy Kiper, Andrea Kiper, Ryan Kiper, Randi Coy, and Chloe Embry thirteen grandchildren, Elias, Isaiah, Kameron, Konnor, Keston, Jace, Serenity, Alek, Javion, Jaleeona, Jaeshawn, Jayceon, and Jordan; two brothers, Orval Kiper and Randy Kiper; and two sisters, Linda Vanover and Alma Napier.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M.  Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at William L. Danks Funeral Home with Lonnie Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in Newton Cemetery in Morgantown, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Ben’s family from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday and from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to, Ben Kiper Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 407, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320.

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