Richard "Rick" K. Benefiel, 50, of Linton, passed away at 7:05 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Born February 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.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel on Thursday from 4-7:30 p.m. Private services will be held at a later date.
The family requests memorial donations be made toward final expenses through the funeral home.