Benjamin Lee Fringer of Castle Rock, Washington died July 23, 2020 at the age of 73 from COPD. He was born May 24, 1947 in Kansas. His parents, Donald and Betty (Bradfield) Fringer brought him to Oregon. At the age of 17 in 1964 he left Cottage Grove High School and joined the Navy and received his GED, he left the Navy in 1967. He spent his life in Washington State as a well driller. He loved hunting and fishing. He is survived by his brothers Jack Fringer of Cottage Grove, Evan Fringer of Dorena, Jeff Plueard of Springfield and Doug Plueard of Cottage Grove.