Benjamin Howard Siegel, 69, beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather (“Poppy”) passed away suddenly at home on September 23, 2016.
He was born in Mission, Texas, October 29, 1946, to Harry Siegel and Anne Belle Forquer. Ben was a graduate of Southwest Texas State College and worked in the oil industry for over 40 years; he was proud of being part of the Signa Engineering family.
Ben enjoyed cooking for his family, fly fishing in Colorado, travelling the world, but most especially spending time with his two granddaughters. His kindness and dry humor endeared him to his friends and family.
Ben is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ardell Chance; son, Jeff and his wife Christi and their two daughters, Lily, 9, and Holly, 5; daughter Erin and her husband James Hatchett; and son, Andrew.
Ben is from a large and loving family, including his sisters, Deborah Siegel, Billie Noon, and Toni Perkins, and brothers Richard, Eric, Paul, and Ray Siegel and their families.
A memorial service will be held at Kingwood Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016. All are encouraged to visit with the family at a reception to be held on-site immediately following the service.