Jose Salomon Benavides Jr.

May 26, 1938 - February 13, 2023
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Jose S. Benavides Jr., 84, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023 surrounded by his wife and children. He was an Army veteran, a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He had a great sense of humor and he will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jose and Virginia Benavides, parents-in-law Antonio and Elvira Gonzalez, siblings, Oziel A. Benavides, Manuel Benavides, and Noelia B. Pedraza.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years Maria G. Benavides (his sweetie pie), children, Veronica (Jorge A) Acosta, Jose (Adriana) Benavides, Maricela (Jorge) Cantu, Jesus Benavides, grandchildren, Amanda, Alyssa, and Jorge Acosta Jr., Joey, Hector, and Jacob Benavides, Meagan and Jorge (JC) Cantu, sister Nora Creel, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family.

We would like to give special thanks to everyone at Altus Hospice.

The Benavides family will be receiving guests on Monday, February 20, 2023, in the Angelus Chapel at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  A Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, located at 2219 Galveston St, Laredo, TX 78043. The Funeral Mass will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will follow to the City of Laredo Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 59 of Laredo and Presentation of the U.S. Flag will be provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard.

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: Monday, February 20, 2023

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

A Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Time: 9:00 am

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church


2219 Galveston
Laredo, Texas 78043

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

City Cemetery


3200 N Meadow Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040


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Born: May 26, 1938
Died: February 13, 2023

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Rosa Elva Garcia posted on 2/18/23

Our sincere condolenses on the passing of our Compadre Pepe !! May God give you healing and peace ???? Juan Jose & Rosa Elva Garcia