Lucio “Tex” Benavidez Jr.


Lucio “Tex” Benavidez Jr.

Hebbronville, Jim Hogg County, Texas, USA
Death 23 May 2020 (aged 92)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Calumet City, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 10, Block 36, Lot 21, Grave 8
Memorial ID 210388923 View Source

Burial Date
May 29, 2020

Burial Location
Cemetery Holy Cross
Grave 8
Lot 21
Block 36
Section 10

Lucio Benavidez was born on April 19, 1928, in Hebbronville, Texas. He married Trinidad Del Muro on August 21, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois. They had seven children in 13 years. He died on May 23, 2020, in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 92.


Lucio Benavidez, "Tex"
Passed away on May 23, 2020
Lucio Benavidez, “Tex”, age 92, late of the East Side and formerly of South Chicago passed away on May 23, 2020.

Beloved husband of the late Trinidad Benavidez “Triny” for 67 years, one week short of 68 years. Loving father of Angelina (Reno) Adams, Conrad Benavidez, David (Trinidad) Benavidez, Elida Rusk, Mario (Beatriz) Benavidez, Celia Benevidez, Lucio (Sylvia) Benavidez, Jr. and Rene (Sandra) Benavidez.

Devoted grandfather of 19, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather of many. Dear son of the late Lucio and late Elida Benavidez. Preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters; Amador, Arturo, Alejandro, Arnulfo, Eloisa, Antioco, Armando, Alvaro, Evelia and Adan Benavidez, Juan and Jose Angel Galindo. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Retired employee of Inland Steel. Visitation, funeral services and cemetery services will be privately held for the family. Arrangements entrusted to Elmwood Chapel Chicago, IL. 773-731-2749.



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