Benjamin Thiel, affectionately known as, “Ben”, was born on May 9, 2002 in Kansas City, Missouri to Dianna Ritter and Steven Barbour.
Ben was educated in the Lee’s Summit School District and attended Lee’s Summit North High School. He worked as a mechanic.
Ben and Bella met and accomplished starting their family, and getting into their first home together. They were married, January 31, 2022, and blessed with their first child, Hardyn, and another on the way. Ben enjoyed riding his motorcycle and loved to spend time with his family.
Ben departed this life on Friday, October 28, 2022.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Bella; daughter, Hardyn and unborn child; mothers, Dianna Ritter and Kimberly Hoffman; fathers, Steven Barbour and Gregory Thiel; siblings, Isaiah, Gabriel, Deborah, Larissa, Dixie, Lydia, Rachel, and Jacob; grandparents, Debbie Rankins, Patrick Cotton, Joseph & Betty Warren, John & Catherine Thiel, and C.T. Allen; aunts, Amanda Phillips, Haley Junas, Shelley Smith, Angela Wallace, Rose Peirce, Kathleen Gould, and Debbie Fuemmeler; uncles, Kenneth Rankins, Shawn Berger, Tom Allen, Jim Thiel, John Thiel Jr.; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, and friends.