Benjamin Leonard Ehmcke, 70, of Statham, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017.
Born in Ravenna, Ohio, Ben was the son of the late Clarence Russell Ehmcke and Mourine Hart. After retiring from Power Partners in 2015, he started his own consulting company, Ehmcke Consulting LLC that specialized in advising all sections of the energy industry. Ben was a lover of model trains, an avid sci-fi fan, a civil war enthusiast, a master builder, and served more than 15 years with the Boy Scouts of America.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Bette Ehmcke of Statham, Ga; sons, Michael (Malissa) Ehmcke of Kissimmee, FL, and Richard (Michelle) Ehmcke of Denver, CO; and granddaughter Zoe Ehmcke.
A memorial service honoring Ben's life will be held on Wednesday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at the Congregation Children of Israel in Athens, GA. A burial of his ashes will take place at Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent, OH at a later date.In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Congregation Children of Israel at 115 Dudley Drive Athens, Georgia 30606. Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com. Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
(Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service 706-543-7373 RC 9-27-17)