| Overall UK Wins: 34 | Overall UK Losses: 9 | Win % 79 |
Date of Birth: January 23, 1936
Date of Death: October 17, 2002
Hometown: Bastrop, LA
Alma Mater: Northeast Louisiana
For a generalized listing of officials, please consult this page.
|2/2/1970||Kentucky at Auburn||W||84 - 83||24||20||23||35||2||1||-||Ben Dunn and Dick Pace|
|12/29/1970||Kentucky vs. Notre Dame||L||92 - 99||17||18||22||23||0||1||-||Charles Fouty and Ben Dunn|
|1/9/1971||Florida at Kentucky||W||101 - 75||19||15||19||23||0||0||-||Bill Henderson and Ben Dunn|
|1/11/1971||Georgia at Kentucky||W||79 - 66||15||19||24||17||0||0||-||Ben Dunn and Joe Caldwell|
|2/13/1971||Kentucky at Florida||L||65 - 74||20||20||30||30||0||1||-||Ben Dunn and Zigmund Mihalik|
|2/27/1971||Kentucky at Vanderbilt||W||119 - 90||20||18||24||25||1||0||-||Ben Dunn and Dick Pace|
|1/17/1976||Vanderbilt at Kentucky||W||77 - 76||17||12||10||18||0||0||-||Ken Lauderdale and Ben Dunn|
|1/24/1976||Kentucky at Florida||W||89 - 82||21||25||27||22||2||0||Florida Coach Lotz||Ben Dunn and George Strauthers|
|1/31/1976||Mississippi at Kentucky||W||89 - 81||15||17||17||10||0||0||-||Jack Manton and Ben Dunn|
|12/13/1976||Kentucky at South Carolina||W||98 - 67||23||21||17||24||2||1||-||Hank Nichols and Ben Dunn|
|2/7/1977||Kentucky vs. Florida State||W||97 - 57||22||25||27||17||1||2||-||Ben Dunn and Bill Bennett|
|2/12/1977||Auburn at Kentucky||W||89 - 82||18||18||14||18||0||1||-||Burrell Crowell and Ben Dunn|
|3/7/1977||Kentucky at Georgia||W||72 - 54||23||18||17||21||1||0||-||Burrell Crowell and Ben Dunn|
|12/16/1977||Portland State at Kentucky||W||114 - 88||28||24||29||31||0||2||-||Bill Bennett and Ben Dunn|
|12/17/1977||St. Johns at Kentucky||W||102 - 72||24||24||33||24||0||1||James Lee and St. Johns Bench||Julius Sneed and Ben Dunn|
|2/15/1978||Tennessee at Kentucky||W||90 - 77||24||17||18||24||2||1||Tennessee team and bench, Kentucky bench||Bob Olah and Ben Dunn|
|3/6/1978||Kentucky at Vanderbilt||W||78 - 68||13||19||15||12||0||1||None||Paul Galvan and Ben Dunn|
|1/20/1979||Tennessee at Kentucky||L||55 - 66||18||16||13||16||0||0||-||Ben Dunn, Robert Hartsfield and Jim McDaniel|
|2/7/1979||Kentucky at Vanderbilt||L||58 - 68||22||20||13||17||1||2||None||Don Shea, Wilson Gosier and Ben Dunn|
|2/12/1979||Mississippi State at Kentucky||W||80 - 65||26||41||56||29||2||6||-||Ben Dunn, Bob Olah and Don Rutledge|
|3/1/1979||Kentucky vs. Alabama||W||101 - 100||23||24||22||24||0||2||-||Dick Pace, Ben Dunn and Ken Lauderdale|
|3/3/1979||Kentucky vs. Tennessee||L||69 - 75 OT||25||20||20||24||1||0||-||Paul Galvan, Don Shea and Ben Dunn|
|12/12/1979||Kentucky at Kansas||W||57 - 56||17||16||13||15||1||0||-||Jim Bain and Ben Dunn|
|12/17/1979||Kentucky vs. Georgia||W||95 - 69||26||12||12||31||1||1||Kentucky bench, Sam Bowie||Bob Olah, Ben Dunn and Ken Lauderdale|
|1/12/1980||Alabama at Kentucky||L||64 - 78||24||22||22||28||1||0||Williams (hanging on rim)||Dale Kelley, Ben Dunn and Bob Olah|
|2/13/1980||Florida at Kentucky||W||95 - 70||21||23||28||22||0||1||None||Ben Dunn, Robert Hartsfield and Wally Tanner|
|2/24/1980||Kentucky at Louisiana State||W||76 - 74 OT||15||20||25||13||0||0||None||Dale Kelley, Jim McDaniel and Ben Dunn|
|12/3/1980||Ohio State at Kentucky||W||70 - 64||31||22||13||33||2||1||None||Ken Lauderdale, Ben Dunn and Phillip Robinson|
|1/16/1982||Alabama at Kentucky||W||86 - 69||14||23||27||11||0||2||None||Dan Wooldridge, Ben Dunn and Roger Parramore|
|1/5/1983||Louisiana State at Kentucky||W||52 - 50||11||14||9||9||0||0||None||Don Rutledge, Ben Dunn and Sonny Holmes|
|1/15/1986||Kentucky at Mississippi State||W||64 - 52||17||19||19||14||0||1||None||Ben Dunn, Charles Vacca and Jim McDaniel|
|1/25/1986||Tennessee at Kentucky||W||74 - 57||17||26||37||13||0||2||None||Ben Dunn, Mac Chauvin and Wally Tanner|
|2/8/1986||Kentucky at Mississippi||W||62 - 58||19||19||19||19||0||1||None||Ben Dunn, Charles Vacca and Herman Ramsey|
|3/6/1986||Kentucky vs. Mississippi||W||95 - 69||19||23||26||21||0||1||None||Reggie Copeland, Ben Dunn and Wally Tanner|
|1/10/1987||Kentucky at Tennessee||L||68 - 75||18||9||9||17||0||0||None||Don Rutledge, Ben Dunn and Charles Watkins|
|1/21/1987||Kentucky at Vanderbilt||W||71 - 65||12||15||13||12||1||0||Rex Chapman for grabbing rim||John Clougherty, Ben Dunn and Danny Hooker|
|1/28/1987||Kentucky at Mississippi||L||65 - 76||23||17||15||28||1||0||None||Ben Dunn, Wally Tanner and Charles Vacca|
|2/7/1987||Kentucky at Alabama||W||70 - 69||16||12||9||15||0||0||None||Ben Dunn, Charles Vacca and Larry Ware|
|12/28/1987||Alaska Anchorage at Kentucky||W||100 - 58||14||23||26||14||0||1||None||Ben Dunn, Bob McGrath and Harrell Allen|
|2/6/1988||Kentucky at Mississippi State||W||83 - 59||13||20||20||6||0||0||None||Ben Dunn, Wally Tanner and David Jones|
|2/17/1988||Kentucky at Tennessee||L||70 - 72||14||13||14||11||0||0||Tennessee||Ben Dunn, Wally Tanner and Gerald Boudreaux|
|3/2/1988||Georgia at Kentucky||W||80 - 72||12||23||26||9||0||1||None||Ben Dunn, Wally Tanner and Mac Chauvin|
|3/11/1988||Kentucky vs. Mississippi||W||82 - 64||12||22||25||11||0||1||None||Don Ferguson, Larry Ware and Ben Dunn|
Obituary - Anniston News Star (October 19, 2002)
BEN RALPH DUNN - Cox Funeral Homes
BASTROP, LA - Ben Ralph Dunn, age 66, of Bastrop, LA. was born January 23, 1936 in Bastrop, LA and died October 17, 2002 at Richardson Medical Center.
Survivor include his wife: Juanita Dunn of Bastrop; daughters: Dr. Gigi Dunn of Pumpkin Center LA, Anne Claire Dunn Stephenson of Bastrop; son-in-law: Curtis Stephenson of Bastrop; daughter: Megan Dunn Meador of Mer Rouge, LA; son-in-law: Scotty Meador of Mer Rouge, LA; grandsons: Tyler and Zachary Stephenson, both of Bastrop; sister: Sharon Dunn Alexander of Wesson, MS; brother: Prentiss C. "Speedy" Dunn of Vienna, Austria; special friend: Louise Lee of Collinson, LA.
He was preceded in death by his father: Prentiss Franklin Dunn; and his mother: Bennie Louise Dunn.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bradley, Carl Cathey, George Clark, C.J. Fontana, Grant Foster, Elva Gree, Ed Henry and Lynn Shornacy.
Ben was an insurance agent for 37 years owning Ben R. Dunn Agency, Inc. The last 10 years Ben has shared his business with his daughter Megan in Dunn & Dunn Financial Services. Ben Ralph Dunn led Fidelity Union/Allianz Life Insurance Companies as top salesman 3 different years. He was also recognized as one of the top twelve agents for over 32 years with his company. Mr. Dunn held the distinction of being the first agent with his copany to have over 100 million dollars of life insurance in force. Ben was a founding member of the Five Million Dollar Forum and was a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable.
Outside of family and insurance sales, Ben Ralph Dunn enjoyed officiating college basketball. He refereed in the Southeastern Conference, Metro Conference, Southland Conference and Sun Belt Conference for 32 years.
After graduating Cum Laude from Northeast Louisiana University Ben began his career as a school teacher with the Morehouse Parish School System. He also served as a juvenile detention officer with the Morehouse Parish School System. He also served as a juvenile detention officer with the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office.
Ben loved the times he spent in service to his community by teaching swimming to children, raising funds for Morehouse Parish American Cancer Society and sharing his great love of the Christmas season by dressing as Santa and giving treats and gifts to children. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Christ Episcopal Church of Bastrop, American Cancer Society or the charity of one's choice.
Visitation will be Saturday from 4 until 7 PM at the church.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, October 20, 2002 at Christ Episcopal Church in Bastrop, LA with Rev. Herman Ogea officiating. Interment will be in Bonne Idee-Harp Cemetery in Mer Rouge, LA.