Maj. Benjamin Clement Shute, MSARNG Ret.
(January 10, 1951 - December 14, 2020)
A graveside service with Military Honors for Maj. Benjamin Clement Shute, MSARNG Ret., of Black Hawk, will be at 2:00
p.m. on Thursday, December 17 at the North Mississippi Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Kilmicahel. Rev. Jack Marshall
and Rev. Tommy Stevenson will officiate the service.
Maj. Shute, 69, passed away at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on Monday, December 14, 2020. He
was born to John Shelton and Sara Alma Clement Shute in Lexington, MS on January 10, 1951. He worked as a Field
Office Supervisor (DCA-FOS) Bank Examiner with FDIC. He was a member of the Carroll County Republican Committee,
former member of MS Bankers compliance Task Force, and a member of Black Hawk Methodist Church. He was an avid
antique tractor collector and served in the MS Army National Guard from 1971 until 1994, primarily with the 1st and 114th
Field Artillary Unit in Greenwood. He was a June 30, 1973 graduate of Officer Candidate School. Before retiring in 1994,
he transfered to 631st FA BDE in Grenada.
Maj. Shute is survived by his son, Benjamin C. Shute II of Blackhawk; brother, John S. Shute, Jr. of Blackhawk; and two
nephews Jake and Ryan Shute. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Maj. Shute was such a staunch supporter of the National, State, and local Republican Party Platform, it was his wishes
that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the URF, MSGOP, and Carroll County GOP.
with Military Honors
Thursday, Dec. 17 2 PM
North MS Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
|priscilla (young) maxwell
I was saddened to learn about Ben. He was a high school classmate who was always friendly and kind to others.
Enjoyed visiting with him at our 50th Class Reunion in 2019. Sending condolences and prayers to Bens family.
Prayers for the family
|January 10, 1951
December 14, 2020
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