Jose Ricardo Benavides Martinez

December 29, 1950 - August 2, 2020
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Jose Ricardo Benavides Martinez, 69, entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 2, 2020.

Mr. Benavides is preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Consuelo Benavides, siblings, Ricardo Benavides, Maria Laura Mendoza, Dr. Rafael Benavides.

Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 48 years of marriage, Maria Guadalupe Benavides; children, Laura (Ramiro) Elizondo, Jose Ricardo (Sahade) Benavides Jr., Rina Benavides, Annette G. (Eduardo) Rodriguez Jr.; grandchildren, Christa Elizondo, Ramiro Elizondo III, Corina Elizondo, Alyssa Benavides, Jose Ricardo Benavides III, Rina Renee Renteria, Regina Rae Renteria, Reanna Renteria, J Renteria III, Easton Rodriguez, and Elianna Rodriguez; siblings, Santa Olinda Benavides, Jose (Rosa) Benavides, Dr. Oscar (Felicitas) Benavides; brother-in-law, Angel Mendoza; sister-in-law, Patricia Benavides.

Also survived by nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

The family will be receiving guests, Saturday, August 8, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Religious Service will begin at 7:00 pm. Cremation will be held at a later date.

For the safety of the family and the public, the family will be live streaming the service at on Saturday, starting at 5:00 pm.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

A Religious Service will begin at 7:00 pm

Cemetery Information

Cremation Associates of Laredo


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041


Life Event Timeline

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Timeline for Jose Ricardo Benavides Martinez

Born: December 29, 1950
June 15, 2006
Michigan summer
Michigan summer
February 2, 2011
Annette’s surprise engagement
Annette’s surprise engagement
June 21, 2020
Father’s Day
Father’s Day
December 7, 2019
Reanna’s XV
Reanna’s XV
May 10, 2020
Mother’s day
Mother’s day
November 27, 1971
Wedding Day
Wedding Day
November 27, 1996
25th Anniversary
25th Anniversary
December 29, 2019
Dad’s 69th Birthday
Dad’s 69th Birthday
January 1, 2020
New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day
May 19, 2017
J’s Kindergarten Graduation
J’s Kindergarten Graduation
December 11, 2019
TAMIU Graduation
TAMIU Graduation
January 1, 2002
New Years
New Years
May 30, 2017
Easton’s PRE K Graduation
Easton’s PRE K Graduation
December 27, 2016
Christa’s 20th birthday
Christa’s 20th birthday
Died: August 2, 2020

Condolences for Jose Ricardo Benavides Martinez

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services

Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.


Oscar posted on 8/14/20

Varon de Dios Los llamados de Dios son irrevocables,disfruta de la patria celestial, un honor haber coincidido contigo en esta vida.Mis condolencias a toda la familia.`


Cindy and Manuel Ramirez posted on 8/10/20

Our deepest condolences to the Benavides family. Rina, we are very sorry for the loss of your father. May he Rest In Peace.


Diana bermea posted on 8/9/20

I am so sorry for your loss please set us know if there's anything we can do for you we love you


Erika & Sergio Silva posted on 8/8/20

Tio Ricardo was a great father, grandfather, and uncle. He will be missed. I’ll be praying for all my family that they are able to find peace during this time of sorrow.


Oscar & Fela Benavides posted on 8/8/20

Lupita, Laurita, Richie, Rina & Annette. We are not there right now with you but our love and spirit is with all of you. A heavenly embrace from Oscar & I. We cannot be with you but our love Is with all of you. We are deeply saddened by this situation. I hope that in the near future we can be together to be able to hug all of you. All of our Love always


Claudia Sanchez posted on 8/8/20

Rina know that I am here for you, your girls, and J. My condolences to all of your family. May God grant you and your family the strength to overcome your loss. He will always be with you. I love you. May he RIP.


Oscar E. Benavides posted on 8/8/20

We will miss Ricardo dearly, I will never forget the great times we all shared as a family together during the holidays and family gatherings. My heart goes out to my family and cousins, I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers, and may the lord grant your family the strength and solace in this trying time. We love you all and are here for you. We love you immensely Tio Rico and will never forget , but celebrate your passion for life and family. Let us pray. Loving and merciful God, we entrust our brother to your mercy. You loved him greatly in this life; now that he is freed from all its cares, give him happiness and peace for ever.   The old order has passed away; welcome him now into paradise where there will be no more sorrow,   No more weeping or pain, but only peace and joy with Jesus, your Son, and the Holy Spirit for ever and ever. Amen. Love you all


Ernesto Rodriguez jr posted on 8/8/20

We are sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and also praying you’ll find comfort in knowing that your friends will always care. From Ernesto and Rita Rodriguez.


Oscar & Fela Benavides posted on 8/8/20

Our deepest condolences to all. This is a great loss for the family. May God continue to shine his perpetual light on Ricardo and the whole family. May he Rest In Peace. Amen.


Alma N. Villarreal posted on 8/8/20

Laura and Ramiro, please accept our most sincere condolences on the passing of your Father. Alma and Meme Villarreal


Elisa and Jeremy Karger posted on 8/8/20

You have our deepest condolences from our family to yours. Ricardo was always happy and with a smile on his face. He will be missed. May he rest in peace always Sending hugs and prayers ?


Noe and Rachel posted on 8/8/20

Comadre and Compadre: Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Your dad always had a big smile and so welcoming when there was a get together. We are truly blessed in knowing him. May your dad rest in God’s eternal peace.


Armando Valencia posted on 8/8/20

I would like to extend my warmest condolences to the entire Benavides Family. My heart goes out to you all. Remember that He, will always live through you ALL!


Cessie Dabdoub posted on 8/7/20

My sincerest condolences to you, Lina, and your family..Lina, you and your family are in my prayers.


Pablo Arenaz posted on 8/7/20

Laura and Ramiro, Please accept Norma’s and my sincere condolences on the loss of your father. At these times I am always reminded of the peace that transcends all understanding that Paul talks about in Philippians. I pray that the Lord has fiber you and your family that peace. Pablo


Eddie Castro posted on 8/7/20

May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss. May the soul of Mr. Benavides be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Amen.


Víctor and Irma Montemayor & Family posted on 8/7/20

Our condolences to all the family. We wish we could be there for you but under health circumstances we cannot be there. Our prayers are with you all.?❤️


Víctor and Irma Montemayor & Family posted on 8/7/20

We are so very sorry for your loss Lupita and family. Please accept our condolences. Victor has very fond memories that he will cherish. We are sorry that we will not be able to be there for you but our hearts and prayers are with you. Víctor and Irma Montemayor & family


Ruben Treviño posted on 8/7/20

Nuestro mas sentido pesame para la familia Benavides dios les de mucha fortaleza y resignacion en estos momentos tan dificiles.


Cindy & Manuel Ramirez posted on 8/7/20

Our deepest condolences to the Benavides family. Rina, we are very sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cindy & Manuel Ramirez


Manuel C. Gonzalez posted on 8/6/20

My sincere condolences to you and your loved ones during this difficult time. My prayers are with you. Dr. M. Gonzalez LC Professor


Mary C. Pacheco posted on 8/6/20

My deepest and sincerest condolences to the Benavides family. I hold everyone truly in my heart. Mr. Benavides always welcomed me to his home and treated me with love as he appreciated me as his daughter’s friend. May Mr. Benavides rest in God’s eternal peace.


Elizabeth Montante posted on 8/5/20

My dear uncle Ricardo, we will forever keep your memory in our hearts. I will cherish all our laughs and your cheerful spirit.. ? To my aunt and cousins my most sincere condolences ? May our Lord give you comfort and strength.. With love, Elizabeth Benavides Montante


Robert Gomez posted on 8/5/20

I'm deeply sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace.


Carlos Tamez posted on 8/5/20

Seeing you at all our family gatherings and you always making us laugh is what I will always cherish. Rest easy Tio, you will be missed.


Cathy Guerra posted on 8/5/20

My sincerest sympathy at the loss of your husband/father/brother/uncle/grandfather. In the 8 years that I was his pastor, I came to have a great love for him as my brother in Christ, and a great respect for him. I will always remember his smile that would light up the room. He was a true man of God, and as the spiritual leader in his home he left a great legacy for his family. My prayers are with you as you grieve his loss. Love and blessings, Pastor Cathy Guerra


Imelda De La Rosa posted on 8/5/20

Annette & Benavides family: My most sincere condolences. May God give you strength & comfort during this difficult time.


Lucy Perez posted on 8/5/20

We offer our deepest sympathy to all the Family.


Sandra Cortez posted on 8/5/20

I am saddened by the loss of your beloved, my most heartfelt condolence's, may your father rest in paradise.


Mayra Hernandez posted on 8/5/20

My most sincere sentiments for the family. Sending healing prayers and healing hugs.


Rudy and Sandra Garza posted on 8/4/20

Laura, Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family. We pray that God will grant everyone the strength needed to get through this moment. Though we never met Jose Ricardo, we know he is a reflection of his children who are kindhearted. He will always be in your hearts!


Mario Martinez and Rosie Salinas posted on 8/4/20

My condolences to Rina and the Benavides Family may he rest in peace.


Edgar Garza posted on 8/4/20

To the family of Mr. Jose Ricardo Benavidez, please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. Isaiah 41:10 says "Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness."


Sam Flores posted on 8/4/20

My most sincere condolences Ms Laura. Sam & Rose


PATRICIA HINOJOSA posted on 8/4/20

I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your father be at peace with our Heavenly Father.


Claudia C. Beltran posted on 8/4/20

Laura, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences and know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace in this most difficult time.


Magdalena Bonugli posted on 8/4/20

Rina, My condolences in such a difficult time.


Morin Family posted on 8/4/20

My condolences to Benavides/Elizondo family. May God wrap his arms around the entire family and bring you all comfort during this most difficult time. ??❤️


Luz Chavez posted on 8/4/20

Mis más sinceras condolencias. Lo vamos a extrañar mucho, que en paz descanse.