MIDLAND Benjamin "Ben" H. Bonilla Jr., 41 of Odessa, left this earth to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. |
A funeral mass is set for Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Edward de Leon, OMI officiating. Interment will follow to Resthaven Memorial Park.
Ben as everyone knew him was born to Benjamin Sr. and Ramona Bonilla on February 20, 1971 in Midland. Ben graduated from Midland Lee High School in 1989 and furthered his education at Texas Tech University; graduating in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in Business Finance. At the time of his death, Ben was working for Sherwin Williams and had been employed with the company for over 20 years.
Ben was a loving and caring son, brother and friend; his family was the center of his life. He was warm-hearted and enjoyed fishing, golfing and watching sports of any kind during his time off. He will be missed greatly by all his family and friends.
Ben was preceded in death by his grandparents, Juan and Jesusita Huerta and Francisco and Virginia Bonilla.
He is survived by his loving family; parents, Benjamin "Ben" Sr. and Ramona Bonilla and his sister, Priscilla Bonilla all of Midland. He is also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and a host of friends.
Services are under the direction of Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home. Family messages and condolences may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published in Odessa American from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2012