Jose Angel Benavides, 40, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, surrounded by his family and loved ones at Sunshine Children's Home in Maumee, Ohio.
He is survived by his mother, Minerva Fry, and stepfather, Bob Fry; sisters, Dina Kirksey and Angelica Fry; and brother, Donald Fry. He will also be missed by his numerous nieces and nephews and his many friends.
Jose resided with Sunshine for 38 years, and his outgoing, loving personality will be greatly missed. He worked at Lott Industries and later with Sunshine Day Habilitation Program, where his great sense of humor and enjoyment of adventure was apparent.
A memorial service to celebrate his memory will be at 1 p.m. today at Sunshine Children's Home, 7223 Maumee-Western Road, Maumee, Ohio, in the Spiritual Life Center.
The family requests that any donation be made to Sunshine Foundation. For information call 419-865-0251.