Obituary: Benjamin Franklin Jordan “Bo," 82



Benjamin Franklin Jordan “Bo”, age 82 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Tristar NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.


Mr. Jordan was born on January 23, 1939 in Ashland City, Tennessee to the late Frank E. and Mattie Mai Dillingham Jordan. He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired after 45 years as a Bridges and Roadways Inspector for the State of Tennessee. He was a softball and baseball coach/umpire for the old Pleasant View Bank as well as coaching men’s softball in Nashville. He especially loved to watch his grandkids play ball. Mr. Jordan was an avid hunter and taught his children to hunt and fish. He was a very generous man who was a caregiver to his wife for the last several years. He was a member of East Nashville General Baptist Church.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Paul H, Jordan.


Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Nellie Carole Jordan; sons, James (Andrea) Jordan and Ben (LaWanda) Jordan; daughter, Carole Renee (Jimmy) Williams; sister, Dorothy Mai Jordan; grandchildren, Timmy (Missy) Williams, Kayla Williams, Sean (Janice) Jordan, Chris Massie (Kayla Bernestine), Christian Donald, Courtney Donald, Russell Jordan, Danielle Jordan (Morgan Flynn), Brady (Chelsey) White, and Kellsie White (Brandon Waller); and great-grandchildren, Austin Williams, Addi Williams, Elijah Everett, Kingston Wright, Cash Jordan, Waylon Palmer, McKinley Palmer, Darien Brown, Alexander Brown, and Coulson White.


If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Cheatham County Genealogical Society, 188 County Services Drive, Ashland City, Tennessee 37015, or the Alzheimer’s Association, 478 Craighead Street, #200, Nashville, Tennessee 37204.