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Benjamin Luke Francis Stratford

May 18, 2002 — June 18, 2023



Benjamin Luke Francis Stratford, 21, of Crestwood, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2023.  He was born on May 18, 2002, to Neil Stratford and Elizabeth McCord.

Ben graduated from North Oldham High School where he played soccer and ran track and cross-country.  He was currently attending the University of Kentucky studying Psychology.  Ben was a sports fanatic and loved animals.

Preceding Ben in death were his grandparents, Joan Catterall, Robert King-Turner, and Brenda (Taylor) Stratford.

Ben is survived by his father, Neil Stratford (Carol); his mother, Elizabeth McCord (Matthew); his sister, Charlotte Stratford; his brother, Jake Stratford; his grandfather, Patrick Stratford; his great uncle, Peter Taylor; his uncles, Andrew Stratford, and Martin King-Turner; his aunts, Elizabeth Stratford, and Jackie King-Turner; his cousins, Alexander Stratford, Isabel Stratford, Eleanor King-Turner, and Grace King-Turner.

A memorial service to celebrate Ben’s life will be held on Friday, June 23,2023, at 11AM at St. Aloysius Church, 212 Mt. Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley, Kentucky, with a reception to follow at Hunting Creek Country Club, 6807 Foxcroft Road, Prospect, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Ben’s memory to:

Lindner Center for Hope

Attn: Development

4075 Old Western Road

Mason, Ohio  45040


Envelopes will be available during the service and reception for charitable donations.

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Friday, June 23, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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St. Aloysius Catholic Church

212 Mt Mercy Dr
Pewee Valley, KY 40056

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