Johnson County civic leader Ben Craig dies at 87

13882470_1070503943004378_1836368513740133291_nBen Craig, 87, who was a force in the establishment of the Johnson County Community College and the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce died this morning.

Kansas City Star columnist Steve Rose recently enumerated Craig’s accomplishments and contributions to Johnson County in one of his columns. Craig was long-time president of the Metcalf Bank and an integral part of the Overland Park Rotary Club.

Services will be held at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection on Saturday, Aug. 13, with visitation starting at noon and services at 1 p.m.