Bennie Northam

Obituary of Bennie Northam

Bennie H. Northam Jr., age 79, of Hudson, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at Maple Ridge Farms Assisted Living. He was born on September 14, 1942, in Dyer, TN, the son of Bennie Sr. and Catherine (Fisher) Northam. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. On October 30, 1981, in Woodstock, IL, Bennie married Ellen R. Cunny and she survives. Bennie had been employed with Dow Corning Wright in Quality Control and had been employed at Walmart. He was a 29-year member and past Exalted Ruler of the Highland Elks Lodge #2539 in Highland, AR. Bennie was known for not saying any more than what was required, and he enjoyed sports, fishing, and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Ellen, Bennie is survived by his children, Dawn (Jason) Brusa, Jason (Kate) Northam, Shane (Terri) Northam and Greg (Rebecca) Northam; sister, Peggy Whitworth; grandchildren, Matthew Northam, Catherine (Catie) Turner, and Ryder Walker (born on his grandfather’s birthday); great grandchildren, Ariana Northam, Leeanna Hargraves, and Dean Edward Hargraves. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sharon Summars.

Per Bennie’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Hillsdale County or Maple Ridge Farms Assisted Living. Envelopes are available at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson.

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