Benigno Pena Zapata, 74, went to be at peace on Thursday, September 06, 2012. He was born on November 15, 1937 in Realitos, Texas to Doroteo and Maria Pena Zapata. He worked in construction as a framer for many years. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

He goes home to the Lord to reunite with his parents, his wife, Noemi Zapata, one son, Raymond Zapata, Sr., one daughter, Noemi Zapata, and one sister, Juanita Trevino.

He leaves to cherish his memories his children, Benigno (Laura) Zapata, Jr., Zulema Zapata, Dalila (Roy) Padilla, Nilda (Edward, Jr.) Galvan all of Robstown, Texas, and Norma (Michael) Lopez of Corpus Christi, Texas; three brothers, Adan Zapata of Robstown, Texas, Gilbert Zapata and Robert Zapata both of Corpus Christi, Texas; six sisters, Eva Yruegas of Robstown, Texas, Emma Hernandez of Houston, Texas, Esperanza Rodriguez, Belia Reyes, Irene Perez, and Lupe Mendez of Corpus Christi, Texas. He was also blessed and adored by his 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Talk was held at 7pm on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Service was conducted at 1pm on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to:

Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.