Cosme G. Benavidez, Sr., 83, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born on September 12, 1930 in San Diego, Texas to Dmien and Maria Garcia Benavidez. He was a Catholic and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #3110. He also worked for ASARCO for 30 years. He will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Diana Rodriguez; three brothers, Dan Benavidez, Gilberto Benavidez, and Andres Benavidez; three sisters, Alicia Tamayo, Olivia Heistand, and Elia Benavidez; his first wife, Angelita Benavidez; and granddaughter, Rose Ann Rodriguez.

Cosme is survived by his wife, Ramona Benavidez; his children, Cosme Benavidez, Jr., Esmeralda Martinez and Carlos (Maria) Benavidez; his sister, Ruby (Oscar) Salinas. He was also blessed with seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.