Loy (Bubba/Red) Benefield Jr of Decatur (formerly of Holly Pond) was born on April 23, 1931, and passed away peacefully at his residence on August 1, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 90.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 39 years Shelba Jean Benefield, mother Pearl Benefield and son Rickey Jones. He is survived by his wife of 22 years Margaret Jones Benefield. Children: Robin (Ty) Wilson, Sam (Theresa) Benefield, Luette Benefield, Danielle (Marshall) Hagler, Jon (Sheree) Benefield, Vickie (Emilio) Sanchez and Mickey (Ty) Jones. Brothers Charles (Betty) Benefield and Billy Mack Benefield. In addition, Mr. Benefield leaves behind 20 Grandkids and 22 Great Grandkids and counting as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family, and dear friends. He was greatly loved and will be greatly missed! Visitation will be Wednesday night August 4, 2021, 6:00-9:00. The funeral will be Thursday August 5, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Holly Pond Cemetery.
Obituary compliments of the Benefield family
Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Benefield family.,