Eugene Benavidez Obituary

Eugene  Benavidez
Eugene Benavidez

January 23, 1939 - September 22, 2017
Born in Denver, Colorado
Resided in Brigham City, Utah
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Eugene Benavidez
Eugene Benavidez, 78, from Brigham City, UT, passed away September 22, 2017 at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden, UT.
He was born January 23, 1939 in Denver, Colorado to Fred Benavidez and Norma J. Fisher. He married Marion L. Hendry on February 1, 1960, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. He retired from the Army in 1976. Upon retiring from the Army, he moved his family to Brigham City to be near his wife's family. Mr. Benavidez loved to crochet, making many afghans for family and friends over the years and rescued many pets which became his "kids" later in life.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, one daughter and numerous family members. Mr. Benavidez is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marion L. Benavidez. Eugene had four children; Marion Hicks (deceased); Tina (Chuck) Brock; Leo (Wanda) Benavidez; and Teresa (Chuck) Evans. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and numerous family members.
Per Eugene's wishes he was cremated and there will be no services at this time.