Benjamin Clifton Touchstone, age 84, died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born on April 1, 1930 in Hillsboro, North Carolina to Willard Hamiton and Ethel Gertrude Rook Touchstone. On March 31, 1951 he married Patricia Ciciliano in Kingman, Arizona. They were sealed in the St. George LDS Temple on March 30, 2001. She preceded him in death April 24, 2014.
Benjamin grew up in North Carolina. At age 17, he joined the US Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict. While stationed at Nellis AFB, he met his sweetheart, Patricia. They raised their family in North Carolina and later in Las Vegas. They retired to Ely, Nevada and finally moved to Overton. He enjoyed competitive shooting, hunting and being outdoors with his family.
Survivors include one daughter and two sons: Ronnie (Richard) Hobbs of Logandale, NV; Willard Touchstone of Las Vegas Marina, NV; Timothy (Doris) Touchstone of Las Vegas, NV; 14 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by one sister, Rebecca Cashion.
Funeral Services was held Monday, January 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Overton LDS Chapel. Visitation began at 9:30 a.m. prior to the services at the chapel. Interment followed in the Pioneer Hill Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com