Benjamin Lee McCown, Age: 41
Jan 30, 1978 -- Sept. 4, 2019

 

Benjamin Lee McCown, 41, Lenexa, KS, passed away September 4, 2019. An open visitation will be held Tuesday, September 10th, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m., followed by a memorial service at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS.  A second visitation will be held from 6 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10th at the Roper & Sons Funeral Home South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr., Lincoln, NE.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 11th at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneer's Blvd, Lincoln, NE.  Burial to follow at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Lincoln, NE.

Ben was born January 30, 1978 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Mary and Gary McCown. Ben was a graduate of Lincoln East High School and went on to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was active in Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Ben married Stacie Leigh Andersen August 23, 2003 in Lincoln and they have three boys - Noah (13), Nyles (9) and Deklen (6).

Ben and his family moved to Missouri in 2006 and to Lenexa in 2015. Ben had a successful career in construction management having worked and managed large projects for JE Dunn, United Excel, and most recently served as the Director of Construction for Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Ben was an avid golfer, passionate Husker football fan, and loved watching his boys play soccer.

Ben is survived by his wife Stacie, sons Noah, Nyles, and Deklen, parents Mary and Gary McCown, brother Jason McCown and sister-in-law Faith, grandfather John Boosalis, grandmother Betty McCown, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

 



Condolences

Rob Armstrong Sep 06 ,2019

Friend ,Minden ,Nebraska

So so sorry for your loss. I always looked up to Ben as a freshman at UNL in the SAE house. He was so cool and nice to everyone around him. He will be greatly missed. The family will be in my prayers

Emilie Amunatigui Sep 06 ,2019

Babysitter ,Lenexa ,Kansas

Sending every ounce of love I have to you and your beautiful family.

Ed McPherren Sep 07 ,2019

Friend ,Lincoln ,Nebraska

I am sorry to hear about Ben! You family will be in my thoughts and prayers!

Judy Collura Sep 07 ,2019

Aunt ,Custer ,South Dakota

My sincere sympathy to my niece Stacie ,my nephews Noah, Niles and Deklin and Bens parents and family for their loss of Ben. My thoughts and prayers for all of you through this very difficult time. Judy Collura

Ashley and Zac Roskilly Sep 07 ,2019

Friend ,Argyle ,Texas

Our sincere condolences to your family. Ben had a very infectious personality. He was a pleasure to be around and had a genuine love for his friends. I am sure that has been passed to his sons! Your family is in our prayers during this difficult time. Zac

Debra Brakke Sep 07 ,2019

Friend ,Pierre ,South Dakota

Stacie and sons, Our prayers are with you and our hearts hurt with Ben's passing. May your memories give you comfort and peace.💔

Diane and Charlie peck Sep 07 ,2019

Neighbor ,Sunrise Beach ,Missouri

We are so sorry Mary and Gary, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dianna England Sep 08 ,2019

Our sympathy to Stacie and the boys, Ben's family and Stacie's, and friends. Thinking of you.

Tom Fritz Sep 08 ,2019

I'm so very sorry for your loss. Like a lot of people, I was friends with Ben at UNL. He was always positive, funny and so much fun to be around. He had a big laugh that was contagious and that's how I'll remember him! Hoping you find peace in these difficult times.

Henry Assel Sep 09 ,2019

Co-worker at Children's Mercy ,Kansas city ,Missouri

I'm so sorry for your lose. Ben was always fair and kind and I wish I would have known him better.

Tim Jonas Sep 09 ,2019

Friend ,LINCOLN ,Nebraska

Gary & Mary, So sorry to hear about the death of Ben. My thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family.

Brenda Dvorak Sep 09 ,2019

Co-worker United Excel ,Kansas City ,Missouri

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers to you, the boys and the entire family and close friends. I was blessed to know Ben for the short time he and I worked together at United Excel. He was always a joy to be around. Every time I saw him he had a smile on his face. May God wrap you in his arms during this difficult time

Kory and Andy McKay Sep 09 ,2019

Friend ,Sioux Falls ,South Dakota

Staci and boys; Our prayers go out to you and all your family Staci. We are so sorry for the loss of Ben; a life lived much to short. May God wrap you in his loving arms as you cope with what is to come.

Rochelle Burke Sep 10 ,2019

Former coworker of Stacie ,Spring Hill ,Kansas

Stacie I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and your boys during this difficult time. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Porter Funeral Home
Address:
8535 Monrovia
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66215
Date:
Sep 10 ,2019
Time:
9:00 AM
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Event:
Memorial Service
Location:
Porter Funeral Home
Address:
8535 Monrovia
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66215
Date:
Sep 10 ,2019
Time:
11:00 AM
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