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“RIP Battle!! You were a cool and fun dude !! ”
1 of 25 | Posted by: Tim Jordan - Upper Marlboro, MD

“So sorry to find out that you have left this world for Paradise. I only had a few opportunities to work along side you and your help and hard work...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Catalina Smith - Silver Spring, MD

“I can truly say that I will always love you Battle. I know for sure you are at peace and forever in God's hands. ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Sharon Battle - Germantown, MD

“I will always think of you and miss you ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Mary Contee - Friend

“And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: Roosevelt Butler - MD - Coworker

“I have known "Battle" from the time he was in Recruit school at the fire academy. Since that time we have remained the best of friends. I...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Jo Ellen Gray - Bowie, MD

“Ben Battle's smile would always light up a room. I had the pleasure of working with him, and he was a dedicated, caring and hard working individual....Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Brenda Kelly - Washington, DC

“RIP MY FRIEND BATTLE ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: TERRI BENNETT - Friend

“Sharon and Family - We are sorry for your loss. Please accept our condolences over the loss of Mr. Battle. Sincerely Tom and Suzanne Gallup ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Tom & Suzanne Gallup - OLNEY, MD

“My condolences to the Battle family. May God give you Peace during this time. Frank I will remember the good times and laughter that we shared as we...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Jackie Wade Payne - Kinston, NC

“I am very sorry to hear of your loss Travis, Frankie, and Sharon. It's difficult to lose your dad at a young age, and for you, Sharon, the father of...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Judy Pangborn - Columbia, MD

“You will forever be remembered as a close friend and confidant. Your laughter and fun loving personality will never be forgotten. I miss you already....Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: John Cotton - Pomona, CA - friend

“Wishing your family and friends God's peace remembering the good times. Thanks for teaching us your jodies - with Battle flair - in Recruit School...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Jennifer Probst - Weston, VT

“Rest In Peace Dad! ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Travis Battle - Germantown, MD

“It was so very wonderful talking with you on Thursday night December 21, 2017. I love you Battle, but God loved you more.Your mother-in-lawMrs. G....Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: G Brown - Germantown, MD - Family

“RIP BATTLE! Thanks for being a friend and a big brother! Thanks for all the advice & long talks, whether we agreed or agreed to disagree. We...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Jerry Bass

“RIP Brother ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Kevin Benns - Gwynn Oak, MD

“You will always be missed. love you B R. I.P. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Errion Smith - Germantown, MD

“You will always be missed. love you B R. I.P ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Errion Smith - Germantown, MD

“I lost a friend and a uncle! R.I.P Battle ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Errion Smith - Germantown, MD

“It's hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember. Rest in Peace Brother ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: C Graham - Fredericksburg, VA

“RIP Battle ... ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Drema Dunn Smith - Gaithersburg, MD

“R.I.P. YOU WILL BE MISSED MY BROTHER! WE HAD SOME GOOD TIMES TOGETHER! ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Claude Smith - Gaithersburg, MD

“i truly hope you can find peace, and may the true god bless you. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: STANLEY DURBIN - POOLESVILLE, MD

“Rest in peace Battle. You will forever have a place in my heart. ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Carmen Kemp - Silver Spring, MD


Benjamin Franklin Battle of Gaithersburg, MD went to be with his Lord on Saturday morning December 23, 2017 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, MD. He was born in Kinston, North Carolina to his late loving parents Esther (Pipkins) Battle and Walter Battle Sr.

Benjamin was a United States Army Veteran and a former Montgomery County, Maryland firefighter.

Benjamin's greatest joy was his sons Travis Battle and Frankie Battle. He was a devoted proud father and recipient of his sons unwavering love.

He was predeceased by his brothers Robert Pipkins, Booker Pipkins and Walter Battle Jr.

He leaves to cherish his memories his ex-wife S.L. Battle, his lifelong friend John Cotton and his loyal friends Claude Smith and Drema Smith among his relatives and many friends.

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