Mr. Benito A Salinas, Jr.

Mr. Benito A. Salinas, Jr.; of Kenedy was born on May 14, 1952 in Kenedy, TX to the late Benito P. Salinas, Sr. and Maria A. Salinas.  He married Susana Nunez Salinas December 27, 1986 in Kenedy, TX.  Bennie enjoyed spending time with his family, children, and grandchildren.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle a hard worker, a good provider, a friend to many and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  He worked for Beck Brothers, Coastline Construction, Gonzales Trucking Company, Ranger Construction, Salinas Construction and Garcia Trucking Co.

He is preceded in death by his father, Benito P Salinas, Sr.; and sisters, Rachel Salinas and Maria Cecilia Salinas.

He is survived by his loving wife, Susana Nunez Salinas of Kenedy; sons, Michael A. Salinas and wife Tina of Choate, Bennie A. Salinas, III of Kenedy; daughters, Norma Jean Salinas Cantu and husband Marin of Kenedy, Suzette Salinas of Pasadena; his mother, Maria A. Salinas of Kenedy; sisters, Cynthia Solis and husband Jimmy Solis, Jr of Kenedy, Clara “Katy” Salinas of Falfurias; brothers, Baldomero “Boy” Salinas of Kenedy,  Robert Salinas of Kenedy and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Paige Glover, Aaron Michael Barrientez, Nathan Marine Cantu, Cotton Michael Salinas, Lauren Michael Salinas, Avery Michael Salinas, Aubriegh Mika Glover and Cash Gene Barrientez.

Public Visitation will begin Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 12Noon to 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with a Holy Rosary recited at 7PM by the Rev. Norbert Hermann. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, December 29, 2017 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Kenedy, TX

Serving as Pallbearers will be Aaron Michael Barrientez, Darren Cruz, Epi Arrisola, John Manuel Arrisola, Xavier Arrisola, and Michael Shane Grayson.

We Love You! You will be greatly missed. Until We Meet Again.