Benjamin Franklin Reed

August 26, 1941 - July 28, 2023
Benjamin Franklin Reed

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Benjamin Franklin Reed, a beloved member of the community, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2023, in Washington, North Carolina, at the age of 81. Born on August 26, 1941, in Frederick, MD, Benjamin led a life filled with simple joys and quiet dedication.

On Saturday, August 26, 2023, a Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service, followed by a reception to honor Benjamin’s memory. This gathering will provide an opportunity for friends and loved ones to share stories, offer support to one another, and find solace in cherished memories.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made in Benjamin’s memory to the charity of your choice.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to serve the Reed family.




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Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 Hwy 264 E, Washington, NC 27889
  • Saturday, August 26, 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  • August 15, 2023
    Maggie Brienza says:
    Ben gave so much of himself to the enrichment of what Pamlico Plantation is today. He never hesitated to Chair the various Committees. He always volunteered many, many hours to the improvement of the Community. Thank you and your family for all the sacrifices you gave to enrich the lives in the Community, May you rest in peace.

  • August 08, 2023
    Glenn Baxter says:
    I recently learned the sad news of Ben's passing. He made many contributions to the Coast Guard Auxiliary and will be missed.

  • August 08, 2023
    Glenn Baxter says:
    I recently learned the sad news Ben's passing. He made many contributions as a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and will be missed.

  • August 01, 2023
    Filippo Frank Pagano says:
    Ben you will be surely missed. May you Rest in Peace with our Heavenly Father.

  • August 01, 2023
    Filippo Frank Pagano says:
    Ben you will be surely missed. May you Rest in Peace with our Heavenly Father.

  • July 31, 2023
    Jeff Perkins says:
    I have known Ben as a fellow USCG Auxiliarist for the past 7 years. He has been a trusted fellow, always devoted and eager to offer his skills. He will be missed!