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Joe L Benavidez

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Joe L Benavidez Obituary
Joe L. Benavidez age 92, very long time Tucumcari, Nm resident and businessman passed away in Santa Fe, New Mexico early on Saturday morning September 22, 2018, Following an extended illness.
Joe was born February 6, 1926, in Montoya, New Mexico. For many years he owned and operated the Waffle House Restaurant and the Sahara Sands Restaurant in Tucumcari. Many will remember him in his lawn mower repair business. He had been a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church.
Surviving Joe are his children, Virginia Elevario and his son, Dr. George Benavidez; along with numerous grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Erlinda; by children, Johnny Benavidez, Bernice Mares and Josie Stevens; and by his brother, Mike Benavidez.
Rosary services will be Thursday evening, September 27, 2018, at 6:00 PM in the St. Anne's Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection will be Friday morning, September 28, 2018, in the St. Anne's Catholic Church beginning at 10:0 AM with Rev. Father John Paul as celebrant. Pall Bearers will be Spencer and Jennifer DeBord, Andre DeBord, Krystal DeBord, Alvin Benavidez and Ralph Archuleta. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to The Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, New Mexico.
Published in the Quay County Sun on Sept. 26, 2018
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