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Leo Frank Bender

Leo Frank Bender, 77, a resident of Ramer, Ala., died at his home Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. A graveside service was held Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Braggs Cemetery with Reverend Clyde Barganier officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Visitation was held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home.

Mr. Bender was preceded in death by his parents, Emitte and Iva Bender; grandchildren, Justin Stroud and Charles Stroud and a sister, Dorothy Rose Sheffield. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Diane Bender; children, Michael, Denise, Janet and Christopher; step-children, Rick and Susan; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and his beloved dog, Callie.

Mr. Bender worked for Burford Equipment and Thompson Tractor for forty years as a master mechanic and field supervisor. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Please make online condolences at www.dunklinanddanielsfh.com.