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In Memory of

Santos D. Benites

October 1, 1921 - May 6, 2013

Obituary


Santos D. Benites, age 91, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013. He was born October 1, 1921 in Thomaston, Texas to the late Juan and Amada Davila Benitez. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. He served in the United States Army.
He was a hard worker all of his life. After serving in the Army, he worked for the Railroad. He also did carpentry work for construction companies. He enjoyed watching baseball, and animals - especially his cats and dogs.
He is survived by his nieces and nephews,...

Santos D. Benites, age 91, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013. He was born October 1, 1921 in Thomaston, Texas to the late Juan and Amada Davila Benitez. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. He served in the United States Army.
He was a hard worker all of his life. After serving in the Army, he worked for the Railroad. He also did carpentry work for construction companies. He enjoyed watching baseball, and animals - especially his cats and dogs.
He is survived by his nieces and nephews, and their families.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Valentina Rios; and brothers, Bonifacio Benitez, Lucas Benitez, and Isidro Benitez.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Colonial Funeral Home. The Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery, with full military honors under Auspices of Victoria County Veterans Council, AL, CWV, VFW, DAV, MCL, MOWW, Ex-POW, MOPH, VVA and the KWV. Serving as pallbearers will be Joey Garcia, Jaime Garcia, Vicente Benitez, Emilio Espinosa, Juan Benitez, Jaden Franco, George Benitez, Jr. Honorary pallbearers include George Benitez, Juan Benitez, and Henry Benitez.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 E. Locust St. Victoria, Texas 77901
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com