Joaquin Benavides, Sr.
Birth Date: February 17, 1946Death Date: April 11, 2019
ON April 11th, 2019 Joaquin Benavides Sr. passed away surrounded by his loved ones. Joaquin was born to Rafael and Constanza in 1946. He was married for 53 years to Georgina Benavides and raised three children, Joaquin Jr., Abel, and Gina.
Joaquin was a chess enthusiast and history buff. When he wasn’t working as a computer programmer, he was reading. He was well known by his kids and grand-kids as a walking encyclopedia, as he could discuss any subject and especially current to historical events. He was also a phenomenal cook with a fantastic sense of humor and treated everyone with kindness and humility.
Joaquin was preceded in death by his father Rafael, mother Constanza, brother Raul and granddaughter Natalie. He is survived by his wife, Georgina, his 3 children, Joaquin Jr., Abel, and Gina, his grandchildren, Ariana, Anthony, Christopher, Joanna, Abelito, Brianna, Keira, and Arya, his brother Manolo, sisters Xenia, Constanza, Anabella, Marisol and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.