Raul Benavides of Cotulla died on January 5, 2021 at the age of 79. He was born on December 6, 1941 in Cotulla to Pablo and Beatriz Benavides.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Abel Benavides, Pablo Benavides, sisters Paula Saldivar, son Lupe Benavides and grandson Raul Benavides III.
Benavides is survived by his wife Maria Benavides, children Raul (Dora) Benavides, Juanita (Javier) Bustos and Donna Vallejo, siblings Alicia Ruiz, Rosa Estrada, ten grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, January 12 at Peters Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, January 13 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Cotulla.