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Benjamin Kost

October 18, 1951 — July 3, 2017

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Benjamin L. “Benjie” Kost, 65 of Carrollton died Monday July 3, 2017. Mr. Kost was
born Oct. 18, 1951, in Louisville, Ky. to the late Ray and Marie Borman Kost. He resided in New Albany,
Ind. then Carrollton, Ky.
Mr. Kost drove an over the road truck since the age of 16, and was ready to retire. He was a devoted
family man, loved by family and friends. He always put his wife, children and grandchildren before
himself. He was past Master at the Georgetown Masonic Lodge No. 480 in Georgetown, Ind. He was a
member of Holy Family and Holy Trinity Catholic Church in New Albany, Ind. He was a member of the
Scottish and York Rites in Indiana, Shriners in Ky. and many other Masonic Lodges throughout Southern
Survivors include his loving wife of 43 years, Patty Watkins Kost of Carrollton; children, Scott, Bridgett,
Suzie Kost, and Emily(Arthur)Turland; grandchildren, Eric Popp, Jennifer Davis, Adalee and Evie Turland;
his mother and father-in-law, Pat and Nolan Watkins that were like second parents to him; his brothers,
Bryant (Debbie) Kost, Bruce Kost; sisters, Phyllis (Bob) Townsend, Kelly (Dan) Parrish; and his sister-in-
law, Jeanne (Bernie) Day; and his brother-in-law, Jimmy (Sarah) Watkins. His parents; brother, Kenneth
Kost; and sister, Joyce Kost preceded him in death

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