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Fernando Benavides Obituary


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“receive my deepest condolences. my thouhts and prayers go out to all the Benavides Family. I will always remember your daddy,he was a great man...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Heriberto Saldivar - Laredo, TX

“Héctor.. Pensé tanto en como enviarte mis condolencias.. porque realmente deseo expresarte cuanto lamento que estés pasando...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Graciela Arevalo - Silao

“Hector: Me enteré del fallecimiento de tu Papá. Desde acá te mando un abrazo y me uno a tu dolor ante tan tremenda pé...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jesus Martinez - Monterrey

“Hector, Veronica and I will be thinking of you and your family this week and will keep your father in our prayers. It is never easy to lose a...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: David Topp - Detroit, MI

“Hector. Por medio de la presente, te damos las condolencias por el sensible fallecimiento de tu señor padre. Nos unimos a la pena que...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Roberto Gonzalez Garcia - CO

“Hector: Este mensaje es primeramente para saludarte y para decirte que siento mucho lo de tu Papá. Dios nuestro Señor les va a enviar...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Teresa Aguilar - Saltillo, CO

“All my prayers and blessings for the whole Benavides family in this time of mourning for the loss of a beautiful human. God's strength and grace be...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Raul Ahumada - San Antonio, TX

“Siento mucho la perdida de un ser tan querido para ustedes,como para nosotros.Estamos con ustedes en espiritu y sentimos mucho no haber podido estar...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Georgina Tamez &Americo Gonzalez-Tamez - TX

“Mi madre y yo les mandamos nuestro mas sentido pesame. Sentimos no poder estar con ustedes en persona en este momento pero los acompanamos en su...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Gloria Elliott - San Benito, TX

“Acepten mi mas sentido pesame. Toda la familia estara en mis oraciones. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Rafael E. Garcia - Laredo, TX

“Benavides Family: I'd like to express my most sincere sympathy in the loss of your beloved husband and father. My prayers are with you this day. ...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Anita Molina-Gonzalez - Laredo, TX

“Dear Hector: Our condolences to you and your family. May the good Lord receive your father in heaven. Jose Luis and Cindy Cardenas ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jose Luis Cardenas - Laredo, TX

“Estimado Hector y Familia, De parte mia y de toda mi familia les doy nuestro mas sentido pesame por el sentido fallecimiento de su señor...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Calixto Seca, Jr y Familia - TX

“We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: HEB #5; Saunders - Laredo, TX


Fernando Benavides, 84, passed away on Saturday, April 04, 2009 at a local hospital surrounded by his family. Fernando was a good son and brother, an excellent husband, an exceptional father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and was always a very loving person with anyone he ever met. His memory and his love will be dearly missed and will live and forever be cherished by his entire family for the remainder of their lives.

He was preceded in death by his parents Gordiano Benavides and Catalina Arredondo; brothers Adan, Alvaro, Adalberto, Armando, Roberto and Oscar Benavides; and also by his grand-daughter Teresa Garcia.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years Felipa Ramirez de Benavides; and children Eva (Rosendo) Rodriguez, Martha (Leonardo) Gonzalez, Fernando (Olivia) Benavides, Jr., Orfalinda (Felipe) Garcia, Rosalba (Javier) Torrijos, Juanita (Bill) Harris and Hector Benavides Ramirez. He is also survived by his sister Romelia (Alejandro) Garcia; brothers Adolio and Leopoldo (Zulema) Benavides; grandchildren Eva (Rafael) Gonzalez, Rosendo Rodriguez, Jr., Eduardo (Gloria) Rodriguez, Ricardo (Dinorah) Rodriguez, Martha (John) Villarreal, Diana (Dimitri) Garcia, Leonardo Gonzalez, Jr., Fernando (Irene) Benavides III, Gustavo Benavides, Linda E. Benavides, Felipe Garcia, Jr., Juan Carlos Garcia, Javier (Lupita) Torrijos, Jorge Luis (Lorena) Torrijos, Enrique (Yunuen) Torrijos, and Janie (Raul) Ahumada; 23 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives.

The family wishes to thank Dr. David Cruz, Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa and Dr. Benson Huang for their care and support through our father's illness.

Pallbearers will be: Gustavo A. Benavides, Rosendo Rodriguez Jr., Eduardo Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez, Leonardo Gonzalez Jr., Felipe Garcia Jr., Juan Carlos Garcia and Javier Torrijos.

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