Funeral service with Charles Kuhn officiating will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 25, at the Gunsight Baptist Church.
Interment will follow in Battlecreek Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.
Ben Ross Compton was born on Sept. 6, 1953, in Breckenridge to Don Ross Compton and Marjory Fae Crestinger Compton.
He was lifelong a truck driver, and loved to fish and hunt.
Survivors include his father Don Compton of Breckenridge; sister Kessa Jyl Compton of Breckenridge; niece, Kenna Rainey and husband, Matt of Breckenridge; and nephew, Brandon Ross Compton Groene of Breckenridge.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marjory Compton. Memorials may be made to the Battlecreek Cemetery Association. The family invites friends to leave a condolence or share a memory of Ben Ross in the online guestbook at www.meltonkitchens.com.