Benny Ray Barnhill, Sr., 57, of Galveston, passed away Friday, January 8, 2010, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Benny’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 13th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, January 14th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster.
Benny was born December 8, 1952, in Many, Louisiana. He worked as an offshore consultant for PEI.
Benny was preceded in death by his father, Harold Clay Barnhill and sister, Mary Kay Barnhill Branam.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda K. Barnhill; mother, Lavern Mitchell Barnhill; sons, Benny R. Barnhill, Jr. and Arthur L. Sontag, Jr.; brothers, David Harold Barnhill and wife, Anita, and Dale Barnhill; grandchildren, Victoria Hope and Kamryn Nichole Barnhill; and numerous other extended family members and many, many friends.
Pallbearers will be Dale Baldridge, Bill Fuller, Alois Sippl, Chris Deal, Steve Parag, and Jeff Gaunt. Ray Rogers and Thomas Farley will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made in Benny’s honor to the Galveston Island Humane Society, 5301 Avenue S, Galveston, TX 77550.