Stanley James Benoit
Services for Stanley James Benoit, 81, of Louisiana, formerly Salado, were held Wednesday, September 19, 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Salado with Rev. Jude Uche officiating. The rosary was prayed at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow 1 p.m. at the Central Texas Veteran’s Cemetery with military honors.
Stanley James Benoit died Saturday, September 8, 2018 at his home in Gueydan, LA. He was born in Lake Arthur, LA to Alcee and Olite Simon Benoit. After joining the military in 1956, he married Juanita David. The couple had two sons.
During his 29 years of service in the Army, Stan was awarded the Army Service Ribbon; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm; Meritorious Unit Commendation; National Defense Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon w/Numerals 2; and a Bronze Star Medal with/1 Oak Leaf Cluster. He was separated from the service at Fort Hood and retired in 1982.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Danny and Jeffrey Benoit, both of Austin; daughter, Cheryl Benoit of Crockett; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church P.O. Box 662, Salado, TX 76571.
Visitation was held Tuesday, September 18, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services are under the care of Broecker Funeral Home of Salado. Sign the guestbook at: broeckerfuneralhome.com