Benito C. “Benny” Ancira, Jr.
Benito C. “Benny” Ancira, Jr., born on Oct. 22, 1942, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Jan. 8, 2008.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Florencia Ancira, and his brother, Geraldo Ancira.
He is survived by his father, Benito Ancira, Sr.; sisters, Rosalinda Cano, Matilda Sanchez and Delfino, Jr., and Domitila Pittsford and husband, Carl, all of Lockhart,
Beatrice Sanchez and husband, Robert, of Austin; loving friend, Sylvia Guerrero and family, of Lockhart; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at DeLeon Funeral Home in Lockhart. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at St. Mary”s Cemetery in Lockhart. Pastor Gilbert Galvez, Mr. Ancira”s long-time best friend, conducted services on both Friday evening and Saturday morning.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Robert Ortiz, Sr., Ezekiel Sanchez, Christopher Sanchez, Delfino Sanchez, III, Robert Ortiz, Jr., J.D. Lee and John Raymond Guerrero.
Services under the care and direction of DeLeon Funeral Home, Lockhart, Texas.