Bense “Ben” Perez, 73, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017 at University Medical Center. Services for Mr. Perez will be 10:00 am Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with Father Jim McCartney officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. A rosary will be held 7:00 pm Monday, August 28, 2017 at Calvillo Funeral Home.
Ben was born September 28, 1943 in Runge to Remegio & Andrea Perez. He worked as a welder for most of his life and enjoyed racing cars, fishing, dancing and listening to music. He also loved spending time with his family, grandchildren, and his wife of 21 years, Rosa Bernal.
He is survived by his wife, Rosa Bernal of Lubbock; five sons, Noe Perez, Danny Perez, Ben Perez all of Lubbock, Bobby Perez of Pearsall, Isidro Perez of Seguin, Henry Bernal of Lubbock; five daughters, Esperanza Arce, Christina Carrizales both of Pearsall; Dora Bernal, Aurora Bernal, and Minnie Bernal all of Lubbock; forty-four grandchildren; seventy-three great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by two sons, Abel Perez, Domingo Perez; and one grandchild.