Obituary photo of Benjamin Van+Osdol, Louisville-Kentucky
In Loving Memory of

Benjamin F. Van Osdol

1929 - 2018
Obituary photo of Benjamin Van+Osdol, Louisville-Kentucky
In Loving Memory of

Benjamin F. Van Osdol

1929 - 2018

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, June 15, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
3309 Ballard Lane
New Albany, IN  47150
(812) 949-9900
Benjamin F. Van Osdol, 88, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018. He was born on June 19, 1929, in Anderson, Indiana. Ben was a veteran of the United States Army who served during the Korean War. He went on to graduate from the University of Louisville with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry. Ben worked for over 40 years at the U of L Medical Center in the Department of Biochemistry. He often shared his love of the swamps of the Okefenokee, the clear waters of the gulf coast, and the blooming desert of Big Bend, Texas. Ben was an avid kayaker and had a passion for reading from the many books on his overflowing bookshelves.

Ben is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Sandra (Wiggins) Van Osdol; son, Alex Van Osdol (Karen); and grandson, Christopher. He is preceded in death by his parents and his 5 siblings.

A Memorial Gathering will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana 47150). Cremation was chosen following Ben’s wishes.

Please consider sharing a memory of Ben or leaving a special message for his family by clicking the "Share Memories" button above.
Benjamin F. Van Osdol, 88, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018. He was born on June 19, 1929, in Anderson, Indiana. Ben was a veteran of the United States Army who served during the Korean War. He went on to graduate from the University of Louisville with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry. Ben worked for over 40 years at the U of L Medical Center in the Department of Biochemistry. He often shared his love of the swamps of the Okefenokee, the clear waters of the gulf coast, and the blooming desert of Big Bend, Texas. Ben was an avid kayaker and had a passion for reading from the many books on his overflowing bookshelves.

Ben is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Sandra (Wiggins) Van Osdol; son, Alex Van Osdol (Karen); and grandson, Christopher. He is preceded in death by his parents and his 5 siblings.

A Memorial Gathering will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana 47150). Cremation was chosen following Ben’s wishes.

Please consider sharing a memory of Ben or leaving a special message for his family by clicking the "Share Memories" button above.
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Services & Gatherings

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Visitation:
Friday, June 15, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
3309 Ballard Lane
New Albany, IN  47150
(812) 949-9900

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