Christopher Cortez Benjamin Sr.
1975 - 2020
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Christopher Cortez Benjamin Sr.

Shreveport - Funeral services for Mr. Christopher Cortez Benjamin Sr., 45 will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Gospel Light Baptist Church 6011 Fairfield Avenue 71106 318-208-0406

Pastor Chris Dodson officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020, at UAW Hall 6881 W. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop #2 Shreveport, LA 71129. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, Forbing, LA.

Mr. Christopher was born on October 24, 1975, to the late Robert Benjamin Jr. and Flora Jean (Benjamin) Fleming. He confessed Christ at an early age and was baptized at Greater Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shreveport, LA under the leadership of the late Rev. Herman Bennett.

He was a 1994 graduate of Woodlawn High School. He was a very loved Table Games Supervisor at Horseshoe Casino Bossier City, LA. He also worked part-time at Home Depot in Shreveport, LA.

God called him home October 31, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. Robert Benjamin Jr. and Flora Jean (Benjamin) Fleming and his older brother Robert Benjamin III. He is survived by his sister Zsa Zetta Benjamin-Stubbs (Ephriam) of Jacksonville, FL; children Christopher Benjamin Jr. and Jayla I'Yuna Benjamin; great uncles and aunts; uncles and aunts and a host of cousins and friends.

The funeral home taking care of arrangements

Heavenly Gates Funeral Home

1339 Jewell Street

Shreveport, LA 71101

(318) 222-8010

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Published in Shreveport Times from Nov. 10 to Nov. 14, 2020.
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November 15, 2020
Our condolences to Family!
Teresa Horton
November 14, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Sandra Wilson
November 13, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
November 13, 2020
Christopher was such a joy to be around he always made everyone laugh and cut up with him.. he had nicknames for everyone I had several Tamaralynnnnn was his favorite he drug the nnn.. he always stood up for his coworkers and always had our backs if there was a issue with a unruly guest. I'll never forget his huge smile and bigger personality.. Rest in Heavenly Peace... Cortez and Will together again (Saints vs Cowboys)
Tamara Hawkes
November 11, 2020
Chris will definitely be missed at the Home Depot. I never saw him with anything but a huge smile on his face. Always had such a positive and uplifting attitude. Always brighten anyone who met him. Prayers for the family. Will never be forgotten by his Home Depot family.
Lisa Downs
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