Benjamin A. DiFabbio

On September 4, 2018, Benjamin DiFabbio was diagnosed with Rectal Cancer (T3-N1)! Which means Stage 3 and in one lymph node.

You may know Ben back in Ohio as one of the original drummers of the band “Wild Cherry”; or from the local Ohio band “Mingo”, or various other Valley Bands.

Or you might know him as a drummer with Warner Brothers recording artists “Pinkard & Bowden” Comedy Team; or down on Broadway with Todd Bolton band, or as the drummer in several local bands, from Clarksville, Springfield, and Nashville; or the former Manager of the Springfield Guitar Store; or as an employee of Sweet-n-Sassy Bakery; or Owner of “Cakes By Benjamin”!

What you might not know is that Ben has this amazing, huge heart.  In 1991 he fell in love with Leslie Hallock Jones, who just happen to have 5 kids. He took all of us on and did not even give it a second thought! The kids were from ages 3 through 15 at the time.  He scooped them all up and just treated them like they were his own and made a beautiful family life. Ben has been the rock of our family for sure!  We now have 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter!

Now we need to be his rock!

Ben was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2008 and has been cancer free until now.

Now it’s back in a different area and already at stage 3.   Treatment this time around will be more intense and he will not be able to work for possibly a year.

We have a long road ahead of us and it’s scary.   And with loss of income it makes it overwhelming. 

So, we are asking help for medical expenses (Bens only insurance is Medicare), travel expenses to treatment and living expenses due to loss of income,  to be able to remain in our home.

Any little bit you can give(even $10.00) will mean the world to us because little bits add up fast!

Please keep us all in your prayers as we travel this new journey.

As updates become available, we will post them so you will know how your help and prayers continue to bless us and what you do is not in vain.

We are grateful!

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Benjamin DiFabbio 
Springfield, TN
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