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Benjamin Roman

03/20/1949 - 05/27/2012

Obituary for Benjamin Roman

Mr. Benjamin Roman of Lithonia passed May 27, 2012.

Celebration of Life for Mr. Benjamin Roman, will be held Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at The Last Day Church of God, 300 Candler Rd., Pastor Eliza Armstrong officiating. Interment, Lincoln Cemetery. Remains instate 10:30 a.m.

Visitation Friday, June 1, 2012 from 12-9 p.m. Family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home, 227 East Lake Dr. (at Memorial Dr.) 404 -373-3191.

Mr. Benjamin Roman was born to Mrs. Ruby Derricott Roman and the late R.T. Roman on March 20, 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia.

At an early age Benjamin joined The Kingdom Center Church at 700 Martin Street where he was a member of the choir. He later joined The Last Day Church of God Inc. under the leadership of the late Pastor Prince Elijah.

Benjamin graduated from Turner McNeil High School where he was very active in football and basketball. During his high school years he met the late Mrs. Narvie Roman who he later married and the two of them shared the birth of three daughters. A fourth daughter was born to him and Mrs. Vivian Jackson. Benjamin was a Master Painter and Professional Contractor. He was also a graduate of Washington High Certification Mechanic School.

He was preceded in death by his father, Artlas Romas also known as R.T.; three brothers, Artlas Roman II, Elonzo Roman and Lorenzo Roman;

He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving mother, Ruby Derricott Roman; four daughters, Carol Roman (Bishop T.) Boswell, Deborah Roman, Shanta Roman and Latoya Roman (Roosevelt) Lewis; two brothers, Leon Roman and Michael Roman; eleven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a special nephew, Artlas (Red) Roman III; a very special friend, Alaine Jackson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.

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