Benjamin Harold Ebarb was born in Zwolle, Louisiana on November 12, 1939, the son of Phillip Ebarb and Gracie Ida Seyfarth Ebarb, and departed this life on November 30, 2020 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 81.
He was united in marriage on February 10, 2002 in Thayer, Missouri to Arlene Koudelka,. They share 18 years of marriage living in Thayer, Missouri.
Ben is survived by his wife, Arlene Ebarb; two sons, Steven Harold Ebarb and Miles Matthew Ebarb; two stepdaughters, Paula Richardson and her husband, Bob and Kathy Flick; one brother, Tom Ebarb and his wife, Nancy; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Gracie Ebarb; one daughter, Leana Grace Ebarb; three brothers, Calvin Ebarb, Julius Ebarb and Walter Ebarb; and one infant sister.
Ben was a Christian and an active member of State Line Pentecostal Church in Thayer, Missouri.
He enjoyed watching all sports, but basketball was his favorite. He loved hunting and fishing and just like being outdoors.
Ben was a family man. He loved Arlene and loved being a dad.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and a friend to all. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends
Arrangements are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.