Reverend Benigno Ramon Reyes transitioned from his earthly home into heaven, on Sunday, September 26. He was 96.
An army veteran of the World War II, he proudly served in the military as well as a civilian Federal government employee until his retirement in 1987.
He was married to Felicita Garcia Carmona for 48 years until she preceded him in death in 1991. Their marriage produced four children: Benigno Jr, Miriam (who preceded him in death in 2020) Johnny (who preceded him in death in 1991) and Priscilla. Recognizing a call to ministry, he graduated from the Church of God Bible Institute headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee. He became a licensed minister serving in pastoral care ministry and counseling for over 30 years in Connecticut, New York, Puerto Rico, and Florida.
In 1995, he married Belen Pacheco and they took care of each other until she passed in 2010. Benigno is survived by his son, Benigno Jr, daughter, Priscilla, 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; and four brothers: Genaro, John, Hector, and Eliud. Benigno was also preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home, located at 620 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange, Florida 32127
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
You were such a wise , patient, kind, caring and noble man, which you inherit from your mother, my lovely grandmother. I recall baking you a Birthday cake with love upon Arriving to our home ! You were such good uncle and a very good parent to your children. I thank God for a Special uncle like you and especially whom loved the Lord!
Until we meet again at our Heavenly home.
Your niece, Priscilla Calderon ❤️