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Obituary: John Benjamin "Ben" Register


Ben Register, age 61, died Monday, July 7, 2014 in Tallahassee, FL after a long extended illness and a courageous battle. Ben was born September 18, 1952 in Madison, Florida to Lester Dunn Register and Margaret Eulee Vinzant Register. Ben was employed by Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for 30 years and for the State of Florida, Department of Radiation Control for the past 8 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Madison and an avid hunter with his Madison hunting buddies. He also served in the US Army stationed in Germany. He received his National Defense Service Medal. Expert M16 bar and 1st Class H-Grenade bar. Survivors include his son, Jason Tubbs, Belton, TX, Daughter Lacy Register, Los Angeles, CA; son Jacob Register, Tampa, FL and their mother Mitzi Register, Tallahassee, FL, Brothers Jimmy Register, Madison, FL and Buddy Register, Lakeland, FL; sister Peggy Tomlinson, Ormond Beach, FL: Best friend and cousin Don Selman, Madison, Fl, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Ben was predeceased by his parents and step father Bill Dietterich, sister-in-law Roxcenna Register and brother-in-law Clay Tomlinson.

Funeral Service will be held Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Chapel of Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home from 2-3 PM before the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boys Town, Disabled Veterans of America or the USO.

John Bullard

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