B.F. “Ben” Nall

Paradise- B.F. “Ben” Nall, 83, a retired district welder, went to be with our Lord Thursday, December 13, 2012 in Paradise. Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 15th at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial in Cottondale Cemetery. No set visitation.Rev. David George will officiate. Pallbearers include Carey Davis, Erik Larsen, Shawn Dockum, Brad Hayhurst, Dustin Hayhurst, and Brandon Simpson. Honorary pallbearers are the men of Cottondale Church of Christ.Ben was born on August 29, 1929 to William and Emmie (Isbell) Nall in Paradise. He was united in marriage to Joyce Holley on July 3, 1948 in Fort Worth. Ben was a retired district welder for Natural Gas Pipeline. He was a member of the Cottondale Church of Christ and the Billy Dixon Masonic Lodge in Fritch, Texas.He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughters, Donna Davis and infant daughter, Joyce Allene Nall. Ben was the last of ten siblings. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 64 years, Joyce Holley Nall of Paradise; his daughters, Carolyn Phillips and husband Jimmy of Paradise, Cynthia Hayhurst and husband Verner of Archer City; 10 grandchildren, James, Jennifer, Carey, Erik, Kristi, Brad, Michelle, Dustin, Michael, and Brett;17 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and and a host of friends. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the charity of your choice.Hawkins Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Texas, 940-683-2211