Benjamin Joseph Gex III

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“May God's love surround your family and give you strength during this time. May the prayers and comfort of friends help you through your grief. ”
1 of 29 | Posted by: Stephanie R. Smith (Houston, TX)

“Big Benny will be missed. Always a source of wisdom and knowledge, Big Benny was a renaissance man. I will always remember his hearty laugh. To the...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin Lawrence Henry, Jr. - WI

“I am saddened by Benny's passing and I extend my deepest sympathy to you (Madeline) and Benjamin, Jr. and all who knew and loved Benny. May God give...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Sybil Huntley

“Deepest condolences from us both. ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Don & Milly Vappie

“Please accept my Deepest condolences to the family. I will be praying for u all ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Odelia Condiff - New Orleans, LA

“I will miss you my dear cousin . You always knew how to light up the roomMadeline , Benjamin and the family I send my sincere condolences for your...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Rockell Henry - Family

“My thoughts are with you all during this time. I'm so sorry to hear about Benny's passing. I hope that you find some comfort in your memories of him....Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Joshua Richardson - Brooklyn, NY

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Wanda Quezergue - Friend

“Madeline, Please accept my sympathies for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts & prayers & hope you have Peace. ”
9 of 29 | Posted by: Sanford Krilov - New Orleans, LA

“To my Big Sister, Madeline Aubert Gex. You were blessed with a hard-working and loving man. Whenever there were events we would meet at, despite...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Angela Pepin - Friend

“My prayers are with the Gex family. ”
11 of 29 | Posted by: Barbara Trevigne - Friend

“MadelineSorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in thoughts and prayers.L.Bailey ”
12 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Bailey

“Sorry that Benny left so soon to be with the Lord.But know that God is here with you all in your grief. ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Joy Williams

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
14 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Payne - Rialto, CA - friend

“To the family... May the memories of you love one warm your heart. May the heavenly Father mend your broken heart, enfold you in His loving arms,...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Eugenia Adams - Friend

“Madeline and family - My deepest sympathy to you and yours. May Benjamin rest in peace. ”
16 of 29 | Posted by: Mark Roudané - Saint Paul, MN

“Our deepest condolences on the passing of Benny. We share your sadness. So sorry we are not able to attend. Sending all of you love and prayers. ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: Marsha and Steven Legaux

“I am so sorry for your loss ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: Lynette Baudy - New Orleans, LA

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. I am sorry we could not be there....Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Morris Metoyer - Family

“We are saddened by the loss of Ben and wish to convey our sincere condolences to Madeline and children. It was our pleasure to get to know Ben,...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Ronald and Gloria Burlette

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: betty hickerson - Friend

“May you Rest In Peace...... We will be you. ”
22 of 29 | Posted by: Tony Guzman

“Benjamin Gex III will never be forgotten. I will miss his presence and keep his spirit. My heart aches for the family. ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: elizabeth ervin - Friend

“Dear Madeline and family,May God's loving presence comfort you all, His perfect peace restore you, and His promise of eternal life sustain you all...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Michael and Zenobia Brown - TX

“Always the jokester and the life of the party. I will miss you uncle. ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Jaime Boudreaux - Family

“To Madeline, Benjamin, friends and family,I have so many good memories of Benny. His good heartedness and humility went so deep. He was always kind...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Fatima Shaik Little and Family. - NY

“To Madeline, Benjamin, friends and family, ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Fatima Shaik Little - New York, NY

“I can't ever remember seeing Benny angry or unkind. His sense of humor and kindness will be missed. I'm praying for you all. ”
28 of 29 | Posted by: Maria Mercedes Tio - New Orleans, LA

“Paran,words cannot explain what's in my heart. I'll always love you. Fear not, we will take care of Auntie Madeline, BG and Aurea. I'm thrilled you...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Jaime Boudreaux - Marrero, LA

Benjamin Joseph Gex III passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020, in Loranger, Louisiana, at the age of 69. He was born on Monday, July 9, 1951 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Mildred Metoyer and Benjamin Gex Jr. He was a resident of Loranger, Louisiana.

Benjamin is survived by his wife, Madeline Gex; son, Ben (Aurea) Gex, IV; sister, Sharyn (Alden) LaFonta; nephew and godson, Damian (Jeannine) LaFonta; niece, Jaime Boudreaux; great-nieces, Scarlett Condé and Christine LaFonta; great-nephew, Jake Boudreaux.

He was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Gex, Jr.; mother, Mildred Metoyer; grandmother, Ethel Manuel.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Friday, September 18, 2020 beginning at 8:30 AM Until 10:30 AM. Mass will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 11:00 AM at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 600 North Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401.

Interment will follow in St. Louis #3 Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.

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