Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton

May 10, 2017

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Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton

Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton, a 40-year veteran of the Free Souls Motorcycle Club, died May 2 at his home in Pleasant Hill, Orgeon.

He drove a logging truck for a living.

Overton is survived by his blood brothers David, and Tom; his sister Susan Stafford; his half-sister Wanda Emerson; three children, six grandchildren ; three great-grandchildren; and his club brothers. His survivors remember that he was kind, protective, generous, helpful and loved.

His funeral will be this Saturday, May 13, at 1:00 p.m. at the Lane Memorial Gardens, 5300 W 11th Avenue in Eugene, Oregon.

Cancer killed Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton. He was 69-years-old. Most men would envy his life.

Requiscat In Pace


21 Responses to “Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton”

  1. sled tramp Says:

    It rained for the funeral but the love shown made it seem like a summer day.

  2. New England Rider Says:

    This is sad….RIP Mr. Overton.


  3. Scotty & Jamie Says:

    RIP; So much Love and Respect! Such a significant loss

  4. IcemanB&W Says:

    Rest in Peace Gentle Ben.

  5. Kat Says:

    The forests are going to miss that old man….

  6. RtC Says:


  7. panamaa Says:

    Condolences to Family, Friends and Brothers. RIP

  8. FF Says:

    My condolences

  9. Ol'LadyRider Says:

    May the streets of Paradise tremble with the thunder of his approach.

  10. Dutchboy Says:

    Free Souls MC, the stuff of legends. RIP

  11. Drifter Says:


  12. Chopper Says:

    RIP Sir

  13. Stink Eye Says:

    RIP Gentle Ben…. RIP or WFO
    We won’t know till we see you again
    My condolences to all, whom Knew and Loved Him.

    Stink Eye

  14. Iron Rider Says:

    My condolences to his Family, Friends and Brothers. RIP

  15. Paladin Says:

    Each of us must chart our own course on life’s uncertain seas. What we leave in our wake is how we will be remembered. Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton will be well remembered.

    Long May He Ride,


  16. 10Guage Says:

    My respects and sincere condolences to all who knew and loved this man.

  17. RVN69 Says:

    Rest in honored peace warrior. Till Valhalla.
    Deepest condolences to Brother’s, Family and Friends.

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  19. Steel Says:

    RIP and condolences to family and his MC brothers.



  20. Sieg Says:

    RIP / GBNF

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