Aspiring chef Ben Watkins transcended due to cncer. The 14 year old lost his parents, Mike Watkins and Leila Edwards three years ago due to a murder suicide. Ben is famous for competing in “MasterChef Junior,” is dead after a battle with cancer.Ben’s grandma and uncle remembered him as “the strongest person we’ve ever known.” Ben, who was undergoing treatment for an extremely rare form of cancer at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, died Monday … according to his family.He was diagnosed with a soft tissue tumor when he was only 13 years old, and the family says doctors told them Ben was 1 of only 6 people in the entire world diagnosed with the rare illness called Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma.An aspiring chef, Ben used to cook and man the front counter at Big Ben’s Bodacious BBQ and Delicatessen in Gary, Indiana.Ben competed in season 6 of the Gordon Ramsay–hosted cooking competition show, “MasterChef Junior,” when he was only 11 years old and quickly became a fan-favorite.Gordon and Ben’s former “MasterChef Junior” competitors sent him a special video earlier this year when he was battling cancer, letting him know they were praying for him and helping raise donations for a GoFundMe, which is now a memorial fund.Ramsey paid tribute to Ben Watkins saying, “We lost a Master of the MasterChef Junior kitchen today. Ben you were an incredibly talented home cook and even stronger young man. Your young life had so many tough turns but you always persevered. I adored our time cooking and laughing together on set. Sending all my love to Ben Watkins’ family with this terrible loss Gx”MasterChef Jr also posted tribute saying, “It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Ben Watkins, a beloved member of the MasterChef Junior family. Ben overcame so much in his life with a remarkably positive attitude. He was a tremendous role model for chefs of all ages and will be dearly missed by everyone at EndemolShine North America and FOX Entertainment.”https://www.facebook.com/MasterchefJuniorFOX/Ben Watkins left inspiration to many.