Ben Edward Bland, Sr., age 68, passed away April 20, 2021 in Cincinnati, OH. He is survived by his devoted wife, Deborah Bland; his children, Russell Bland, II, Jeffrey Chenault, Rashawn Bland, Ben Bland, Jr., William Bland (Cymantha), Earlene Bland, Arlene Bland, Angel Bland, Ebony Whitney-Bland (Damon Jackson), Adrienne Bland and Amber Bland (D’Angelo Dean); 31 grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; his brother, Russell Bland, Sr. (Rochelle) and a host of relatives and friends.
Memorial funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Saturday May 1, 2021 at Thompson, Hall and Jordan Funeral Home, 11400 Winton Rd., Forest Park. Gathering will be from 2pm-3pm at the funeral home. Please view and sign his registry at www.thompsonhalljordan.com.