The Obituary for Mr. Benjamin Lee Polidoro


Benjamin Lee Polidoro was welcomed into Heaven on September 8, 2019.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at First Baptist Church of Opelika on Wednesday, September 11th at 11:30 am. A visitation will be held prior to the service at 10:30 am.

Ben was born in Valley, Alabama on August 18, 1954. He was a proud graduate of Auburn High School and Auburn University where he was a member of the Auburn University Swim Team.

Ben is  loved and missed by the love of his life, Shelby Finley Polidoro; daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Christian Demyan; and his three grandchildren, Carter, Walker, and John Sawyer.

Ben is preceded in death by his father, Willam J Polidoro and survived by his mother Grace Newman Polidoro, brother Van Polidoro ( Martina) and sister, Karen Jones ( Frank).

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Benjamin Polidoro memorial scholarship fund (CenterState Bank) for his three grandchildren, who he adored.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home of Opelika is directing.