Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home

11801 Se Mt Scott Blvd., Portland, OR


Benjamin Edward Harman

May 8, 1955October 29, 2019

Benjamin Edward "Buff" Harman, 64, passed away October 29, 2019. He was born in LaGrande, Oregon on May 8, 1955, the son of Raymond William and Stephanie Irene (Brooks) Harman, both of whom preceded him in death.

Buff is survived by his wife, Mindy Ann (Parent); son, Scott of Portland; daughter Jennifer (Daniel) Nelson of Lebanon, Oregon; and sisters Alice of Salem, Oregon and Jolene Caswell of Bend, Oregon. His brother, Andrew preceded him in death.

He is also survived by several adult children who he welcomed as family, including Malee, Ying, Dakota and Thai. He is also survived by six grandchildren as well as countless other friends and family.

Buff attended Centennial High School in Gresham. He married Mindy Parent in 1987 and they adopted two children. A retired truck driver, Buff worked for Winco, Tru-Value, Portland Bottling Co., and General Distributing Co. before retiring. In his free time, he enjoyed working in his shop, restoring cars, and on his small farm.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 9th at 12:00 pm at St. Anne's Catholic Church; 1015 SE 182nd Avenue, Gresham, OR 97233.

If you would like to send flowers, please have them sent to St. Anne's Catholic Church directly on Saturday morning.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 9, 2019


Benjamin Edward Harman

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Vicky Chase

November 4, 2019

Buff was always so nice to me when we would run into each other big smile hey vicky how ya been .he spoke of how his family and him liked Mesa California. He was my friend, my prayers go out to his family I'm so sorry for your loss his classmates will miss his smile his laughter ,just plain miss him .God Bless us all.