Bennett Perez, Sr., 55, Huntingburg

Bennett Perez, Sr., 55, of Huntingburg, died Monday, May 11, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. He was born in Chicago July 25, 1964, to Enrique and Irene Perez. He married Rebecca Rainey March 9, 2006.

Bennett was a restaurant cook and a Circle A Convenience Store clerk.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca “Becky” Perez; three sons, Bennett Perez, Jr., Puerto Rico, Brian Perez, Terre Haute, and Daniel Perez, Honolulu, Hawaii; one step-daughter, Julie Healy, Washington; one step-son, William Rainey, Ferdinand; one sister, Mariam Mercado, Florida; one brother, Rick Perez, New Mexico; and 11 grandchildren.

Graveside committal services and burial will be held at noon Tuesday at the New Liberty Coe Cemetery in Coe. Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the gravesite. Pastor Bob Borden will officiate at the service. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at

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