Benito “Ben” V. Leal
March 21, 1921 -
January 7, 2016

Visitation

January 8, 2016
5 - 7 p.m.

Service 

January 9, 2016
10 a.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. Benito “Ben” V. Leal, age 94, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jack V. Carney officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery with Military Honors. Mr. Leal passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Donalson Skill Care Center.

Mr. Leal was a native of Beeville, TX, the son of the late Arnolfo and Macina V. Leal. He was retired from the U.S. Army after 32 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.

Survivors include special friend Joyce M. Smith and her son Zane (Belinda) Smith, grandson Clayton Smith, sister-in-law Foncene (Fred) Venn. Along with his parents, Mr. Leal was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Holloway Leal, sister-in-law Jean Hemphill and brother-in-law Milton Holloway.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, January 8, 2016 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

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4 Comments

  1. Keith Roland

    Ben it was a Blessing to have met you Ben I know God has a place for you in the Kingdom of heaven God Bless you Ben

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  2. Joyce McCrary

    Great person and veteran who proudly served our country. My husband and I are very proud to have known him. Bless you Ben and may you rest in peace.

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  3. LeAnne English Keller

    Great man and veteran that served overseas in World War II, Korean War and Vietnam. He will be missed by many.

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  4. George M. Massey

    I salute Ben for his service to our county. He was a true patriot who loved his country and fellow soldiers. I am proud to have known him. May you rest in peace, Ben.

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4 Comments

  1. Keith Roland

    Ben it was a Blessing to have met you Ben I know God has a place for you in the Kingdom of heaven God Bless you Ben

    Reply
  2. Joyce McCrary

    Great person and veteran who proudly served our country. My husband and I are very proud to have known him. Bless you Ben and may you rest in peace.

    Reply
  3. LeAnne English Keller

    Great man and veteran that served overseas in World War II, Korean War and Vietnam. He will be missed by many.

    Reply
  4. George M. Massey

    I salute Ben for his service to our county. He was a true patriot who loved his country and fellow soldiers. I am proud to have known him. May you rest in peace, Ben.

    Reply

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