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Bennie "Ben" Dan Milford

March 25, 1946 — March 11, 2024

Harlingen, Texas

Bennie (Ben) Dan Milford, 77, beloved husband, son, and friend passed away to glory on Monday, March 11, 2024.

Ben was born on March 25, 1946, to Morris “Jack” Milford and Fay Chance Milford in Houston, Texas.  In 1968 Ben met Vera de la Garza of Raymondville, Texas and they were married on December 21, 1968.

Ben’s careers spanned 34 years in Houston begin with NASA-Link Group.  He held numerous purchasing agent positions with major companies/corporations including being owner of a pet store.

Ben started his early Christian walk at First Assembly of God in Pasadena, Texas.  He accepted the Lord during his formative years there with wonderful teachings from Pastor J.R and Mrs. Goodwin.  He continued in the faith attending Assembly of God churches including Spring Assembly of God, Tomball Assembly of God, Kerrville Assembly of God, and the Lighthouse Assembly of God.

Ben was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Fay Milford.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Vera Milford; Bobby and Gustavo (Sherry) de la Garza, Elena Felske, Lisa de la Garza; loving nieces and nephews; and several cousins.

The family will receive family and friends on Friday, March 15, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM followed by a funeral service at 7:30 PM at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Hyde officiating.  A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at the Eastland Cemetery in Eastland, Texas.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations may be made to the Lighthouse Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1408 Port Isabel, Texas 78578 or the charity of choice.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 15, 2024

5:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 15, 2024

Starts at 7:30 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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