Cover photo for Sebastian Benavides's Obituary
Sebastian Benavides Profile Photo
1943 Sebastian 2018

Sebastian Benavides

June 23, 1943 — April 23, 2018

Sebastian Benavides went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, April 23, 2018 surrounded by his family and love ones. Funeral mass will be held at 2pm, Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hamlin. Burial will follow in Hamlin Memorial Cemetery. Visitation is set for Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 6pm until 8pm; with a rosary service at 7pm.
Sebastian was born June 26, 1943, in Port La Vaca, TX to Catarino and Maria Benavides. He was a brother of seven siblings.
He married Maria Salazar on June 5, 1965 and together they raised six wonderful children. He worked as an oil field truck driver for many years. To his kids he was a wonderful father and grandfather. He was someone who truly enjoyed life. He loved music, dancing, singing, eating, playing games such as Bingo, gambling and driving fast. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids. Sebastian was known for being himself around everyone he came across and always had a smile on his face. Despite all the pain he had been in through his journey, he never lost his love and faith for the Lord.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Maria Benavides of Hamlin; four sons, Jesse Benavides and wife Linda of Dilley, David Benavides and wife Amy of Hamlin, Sebastian Benavidez of Hamlin, and Adam Benavides and wife Chelsea of Hamlin, and one daughter Terry Benavides and husband Gilbert Guerra of Hamlin. Two sisters, Petra Robles and Herminia Benavides of Hamlin, sixteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son Benito Benavides, a daughter Liza Benavides (7 infant siblings, Petra, Atilana, Fabiana, Ignacio, Manuel, Panfilo, Claudia Benavides); four other brothers, Domingo (Lupe) Benavides, Guillermo Benavides, Engenio (Emma) Benavides, and one sister Filipa (Trine) Garcia, Santana Valdez, and brother-in-law Julio Robles.
Honored to be pallbearers: Timothy Guerra, Sebastian Benavides Jr, Isaiah Flores, Isaac Flores, Brandon Moreno, Isaiah Cortez.
Isaiah 40:31 "But those who hope in the Lord, will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not be weary, they will walk and not be faint."


Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home
505 NW 5th St.
Hamlin, TX  79520
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2 mi N. of traffic light on US-83
Hamlin, TX  79520
Thursday, April 26, 2018
2:00 pm


Hamlin Memorial Cemetery
2 mi E. of traffic light on TX-92
Hamlin, TX  79520
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sebastian Benavides, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 15

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree