Richard "Rick" K. Benefiel, 50, of Linton, passed away at 7:05 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Born Feb. 22, 1954 in Linton, he was the son of Doyle E. and Mildred (O'Conner) Benefiel.
He was a 1972 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and worked several years as a foreman for SECCO of Linton and later as a fabricator at Vincennes Steel. He was a member of the Linton Moose.
Survivors include: two sons, Yancy Benefiel of Bloomfield and Bryce Benefiel of Farmersburg; one daughter Amanda Henico of Linton; three brothers, John Benefiel of Pullman, Mich., Randall Benefiel of Las Vegas, Nev., and Ron Benefiel of Tampa, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Hallie, Cade, and Blake Lee Benefiel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister Mary Stephens.
Graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Fairview Cemetery, with Father Hilary Vieck officiating.
The family requests memorial donations be made toward final expenses through the funeral home.