Silas Benjamin "Ben" Carson, 34, of Charleston, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 from injuries due to a bicycle accident.
Ben was born in Anderson, son of Silas William"Bill" and Elizabeth Denton "Libba" Carson of Pendleton. He was a 2004 graduate of D.W. Daniel High School where he was his senior class president and a 2009 graduate of Clemson University where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He was a Senior Benefits Analyst with Blackbaud of Charleston and a lifelong member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Central. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved the beach, fishing and Clemson sports. Ben loved his many friends and family and was deeply loved by them.
In addition to his parents, Ben is survived by his sister, Caroline Wheeler and her husband, Sam of Charleston and their children, Cohen and Louise Wheeler; uncles, Kit Carson and his wife Rebecca of Charleston and Grady Denton and his wife, Susan of Belmont, NC; and aunt, Gwen Boyd and her husband James of Kingstree.
A memorial service will take place at 1 PM Friday, December 11, at Tiger Park located on Old Greenville Hwy in Clemson with Rev. Jonathan Harris officiating.
The family will greet friends immediately following the service.
Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic, facial coverings will be required and social distancing protocols will be observed. There will be limited seating available and green space if you would like to bring a chair.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Coastal Conservation League, 131 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or American Cancer Society-Hope Lodge of Charleston, 269 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401.
Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central-Clemson Commons.