Gabriel Eugene Benegas, 45, of Amarillo, TX, left his earthly body on July 21, 2020. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Services will be at 4:00 P.M., Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd., with Danny Logan officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.
Gabriel was born on August 3, 1974, in Pueblo, CO. He attended school in Conlen, Dalhart, and Amarillo, TX. He later attended Amarillo College and earned two associate degrees in auto mechanics.
Gabriel loved fishing. He also loved sports. The Denver Broncos and the LA Lakers were his favorite teams.
Gabriel had a great sense of humor and enjoyed teasing his loved ones. He always showed his love for his family with his big warm embrace, hugs you could never forget. He loved classic rock music, especially one of his favorite artists, Prince. He always ended his phone calls with “Later Gater!”
He was preceded in death by his son, Gabriel Benegas, Jr. (Baby Gaby); and brother, Jason Lopez.
Gabriel is survived by his parents, Jerry and Loraine Benegas, and Julie and Charlie Patton, of Dalhart, TX; brother, Jacob Benegas and wife Lak; sisters, Sierra Valdez, and McKenna Benegas, of Texas; children, Anthony Lopez, Dezirae Benegas, and MaryJane Benegas, all of Oklahoma, Jessika Benegas, of Colorado, and Ariel Benegas, of Texas; two grandmothers; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.