Ben D. Dillon

June 5, 1942 to August 18, 2013 -

Ben D. DillonBen Dillon, of Canby, passed away at his home on August 18, 2013. Ben was born to John and Dorothy Dillon on June 5, 1942. He grew up in the Tigard area and attended Tigard High School. He worked as a general contractor.

Ben D. DillonBen married the love of his life, Alice L. Dillon (Boell) on September 28, 1962 in Portland, Oregon. They were married for 50 years, living most of their married life in Canby, Oregon.

Ben was a loving husband, father, and “papa”; a loving and kind brother and friend. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Ben enjoyed camping, sandrailing, and collecting “Good Quality Crap” from near and far. He could always be found tinkering around his shop and property in Canby.

Ben was preceded in death by his wife Alice, who passed away June 18, 2013, and his brother John.

He is survived by his daughter Pam Dillon- Hodges; his son-in-law Mike Hodges Jr.; grandson Hunter Blank and granddaughter Madison Blank all of Canby, Oregon. He is also survived by four brothers: Ted, Patrick, Mike and Ralph and three sisters: Bevery Dixson, Joanne Dillon, and Cindy Warren.

A private celebration of life was held on August 25, 2013.