Ret. EMCS Harold âBenâ Benjamin Self, 78 years young, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on December 11th, 2016 at his residence.
He was born in Orange County, Indiana on July 29th, 1938 Harold Dean and Gertrude (Willoughby) Self.
Ben married Elizabeth Sue McCarty on May 9th, 1969 and she survives.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, (1) Brother â Frankie Dean Self and (2) Sisters â Roberta Self and Marie Tolbert.
Ben was a member of the French Lick American Legion Post 76 and loved to fish. He was a 1958 Graduate of Springs Valley High School and was the artist that drew and won the contest for the Springs Valley High School mascot that we know today as âThe Blackhawkâ.
He served his country in the United States Navy for over 22 years and was awarded numerous medals. Ben was once stationed for several years at Camp David in Maryland while working at The White House.
Ben is survived by:
Wife Elizabeth âSueâ Self West Baden Springs, Indiana
(1) Son Benjamin Lewis Self Bloomington, Indiana
Cremation was chosen and a private family ceremony will be held at a later date at the Wininger Cemetery in Hillham, Indiana.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, French Lick, Indiana. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website â www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.