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Benjamin Todd Lappin

Published: April 9, 2014 4:00 AM

Benjamin Todd Lappin, 41, of Franklin Township, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at home.

He was born April 26, 1972 in Honolulu, HI to Daniel Raymond and Suzanne (Wilke) Lappin. Benjamin was a 1990 graduate of Kent Roosevelt High School and was a former Marine.

He is survived by his children Dyanne Louise Caldwell, Knight Michael Caldwell and Benjamin Todd Lappin II, all of Memphis, TN; mother, Suzanne (Wilke) Lappin and step-father Harry Kirkland, of Stow; and sister, Cindy (Ray) Ludlam of Chagrin Falls. He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Raymond Lappin.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 4 PM at Riverwood Community Chapel, 1407 Fairchild Avenue, Kent, with Ray Ludlam officiating. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.

(RC 4-9-14)

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noneatall Apr 22, 2014 10:33 AM

Our condolences to all family members from Fred and Barbara McIntyre.

DaveMac Apr 14, 2014 3:00 PM

My deepest condolences to Cindy and her family. Benji will be missed.

flannel Apr 10, 2014 12:21 AM

Raye and family,

So very sorry for your loss.  Thoughts are with you at this difficult time.  

JackandBecky Apr 9, 2014 7:35 PM

Jack and I are full of sadness -- Love to Harry, Sue and Cindy -- what a wonderful friend Ben was to Simon and what a character!

simon solotko
[4/7/2014 12:05:02 PM] simon solotko: We made each other's childhoods better.

MicheleLee Apr 9, 2014 4:07 PM

So sorry for your loss Raye & Larkin family.

SKYE1 Apr 9, 2014 4:03 PM

Raye & family,

We are very sorry for your loss.  What a fun, colorful life you guys made together.  Your in our thoughts and prayers.


The Skye Family

Joe,Meredith,Vince,Marni,Paul,Nick,Jack & Ronnie

LaurieBeth Apr 9, 2014 3:36 PM

I offer my deepest condolences to Ben's family and to his life partner Rachel. Wishing peace at this time.

mandystang Apr 9, 2014 10:00 AM

Suzanne and Harry,

My sincere condolences for your loss.  May you find comfort in your fond memories and find peace in them.


Amanda Skinner