OBITUARY

Benjamin Harding McTyre

October 9, 1988April 26, 2021
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Benjamin Harding McTyre passed away Monday, April 26, 2021, at the age of 32. He lived in Memphis all his life, and was a member of the first graduating class of Arlington High School 2008. Ben was an avid reader, gamer, loyal friend, and long time employee with Best Buy. He is survived by his fiancé – Laura Curry, his parents - Walter and Carrol McTyre, siblings - Jacob, Kate, Paige, grandparents - Bobby and Gayle Harding, Aunt and Uncle - Paula and Jeff Beale. All of whom played a significant role in Ben’s upbringing. He is also survived by his grandmother, Kimble McTyre and his namesake, his uncle, Ben McTyre. He was known as Uncle Benny to many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm with the service immediately following at 2:00 pm, Monday, May 3, 2021 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Road, Bartlett, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Literacy Mid-South.

  • FAMILY

  • Laura Curry, Fiancé
  • Walter and Carrol McTyre, Parents
  • Jacob, Kate, and Paige, Siblings
  • Bobby and Gayle Harding, Grandparents
  • Paula and Jeff Beale, Aunt and Uncle
  • Kimble McTyre, Grandmother
  • Ben McTyre, Uncle
  • He also leaves many nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.
  • DONATIONS

  • Literacy Mid-South

Services

  • Family Will Receive Friends

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, May 3, 2021

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Susan Steele

May 3, 2021

Carrol, I am heartbroken for you. The tribute video was so moving and beautiful. You and your family are in my thoughts. I hope you feel surrounded by love.

Susan Steele

Pat Percoski

May 3, 2021

Carrol and Walt, my heart breaks for you! I can not imagine your pain! What an amazing son you raised! May God hold you close in the days ahead!

Mary K VanGieson

April 29, 2021

Sending my love and sympathy.

Mary Jo Karimnia

April 29, 2021

Thinking of you all with love.

Mary Jo

Paula Kovarik

April 29, 2021

So sorry for the loss of someone who was so loved and cherished.

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Biography

Benjamin Harding McTyre passed away Monday, April 26, 2021, at the age of 32. He lived in Memphis all his life, and was a member of the first graduating class of Arlington High School 2008. Ben was an avid reader, gamer, loyal friend, and long time employee with Best Buy. He is survived by his fiancé – Laura Curry, his parents - Walter and Carrol McTyre, siblings - Jacob, Kate, Paige, grandparents - Bobby and Gayle Harding, Aunt and Uncle - Paula and Jeff Beale. All of whom played a significant role in Ben’s upbringing. He is also survived by his grandmother, Kimble McTyre and his namesake, his uncle, Ben McTyre. He was known as Uncle Benny to many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm with the service immediately following at 2:00 pm, Monday, May 3, 2021 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Road, Bartlett, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Literacy Mid-South.