Benjamin “Ben” Blue-Brich Renick

August 4, 1987 ~ June 8, 2017

Obituary via www.myersfuneralhome.biz/notices/BenjaminBen-Renick. Donations may be made below.

Blue-Brich “Ben” Renick, 29, of New Florence, Missouri, tragically lost his life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his place of business in New Florence, leaving behind his wife, Lynlee and two children, Matty and Emma.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

Ben was born on August 4, 1987, in St. Louis, Missouri, a son of Frank James and Charlene Marie (Kemmish) Renick.

He was a 2006 graduate of Montgomery County R-II High School.

On April 13, 2014, in St. Charles, Missouri, he married Lynlee Jo Gallatin.  They have lived all of their married life at their current address and Ben had lived all of his life there.

Ben was a self-employed owner/operator of Renick Reptiles, Inc., a nationwide reptile breeding facility in New Florence, specializing in the selective breeding of designer pythons.  He had been an avid reptile enthusiast since a young age.

He enjoyed playing the drums and liked collecting horror movie props.  More than anything, Ben’s life was about his family and he cherished the time he spent with his wife and children.

Ben is survived by his wife, Lynlee Jo Renick; son, Matthew Alyn Renick and daughter, Emilia Marie Renick, of New Florence; brother and sister-in-law, Samuel Bryant-Kemmish  and Alexandria Renick, of New Florence; father-in-law, Lyndell Gallatin, of Columbia; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, April Anne and John Peak, of Jefferson City; nieces and nephew, Hunter and Vivienne Renick, of New Florence and Jassmin Peak, of Jefferson City; in addition to numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Charlene Renick and mother-in-law, Brenda Lee Gallatin

Arrangements are under the direction of the Myers Funeral Home in Wellsville.

Memorial contributions are suggested to USARK, United States Association of Reptile Keepers.

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On June 15, 2017

My condolences to the Renick family. May God put His arms around you all and bring justice and peace to you.

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At New Horizons United Methodist Church, we are praying for Ben's family in their time of grief. We trust the Holy Spirit of God will comfort the whole family. Please let me know whether there is any way I or the church may help or be of service at this time.

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Article written by Samantha DeMarco