Joseph Paul Benavidez
Joseph Paul Benavidez, 48, of Carlsbad, New Mexico passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Valley Wise Health Center, Phoenix, Arizona. He was a life long resident of Carlsbad, New Mexico. He spent 25 years working along side of his dad on their Benavidez Carpet Services as a Floor Installer. His hobbies were painting and drawing. Joseph loved the outdoors and spent a lot of time walking and working in the yard. He enjoyed singing and dancing. Joseph was loved by many. Joseph graduated September 13, 2000. Joseph preceded in death by his sons: Joseph Benavidez and Blas Diego Benavidez; sister: Sylvia Ramirez Benavidez; grandma: “Kika” Marquez-Larez; grandparents: Eustorgio and Emeliarna Benavidez. Survived by his parents: Blas and Lydia Benavidez; brothers: Leon Marquez and wife, Elva; Richard Benavidez and Roland Benavidez; sisters: Naomi Hinojos and husband, Joseph; Sylvia Benavidez and Louis VanCuren and Cynthia Torres; daughter: Brittany Aragon; son: Brad Benavidez; grandkids: Dahlia and Sage and numerous nephews and nieces. Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, January 7, 2022 at Carlsbad Cemetery with Pastor Ramon V. Florez officiating.