Benjamin A. Tatro, age 17 of Durand, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2013 at Hurley Medical Center in Flint. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel. Pastor Jim Turner will be officiating with burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Vernon. Ben's family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 2-8 p.m. with the family present from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.
Ben was born January 20, 1996 in Flint. He attended Durand Area High School where he was going into his senior year.
Ben was a very chivalrous and respectful young man, especially toward ladies. He loved basketball and working on both cars and bikes. He enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together. He also enjoyed listening to music and building speakers.
Ben is survived by his parents: Christi and Mark Taylor of Durand; siblings: Kelsea Tatro, Heather Tatro and Nadia Taylor; grandparents: Dorothy and Floyd Taylor, Sandra (Gary) Fitz, Stephen (Joann) Tatro and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Memorial contributions given in Ben's name are suggested to his family. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com