Michael T. Benefield Sr., 67 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his home.
Michael was born on July 7, 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri; the son of the late Earl Joseph and Gertrude (Mossey) Benefield. Michael delivered papers for the Press Record in Granite City and in his free time Michael enjoyed riding his bicycle and spending time with his family.
Michael is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Pamela (Thomason) Benefield, whom he married on September 24, 1982; son, Michael T. Benefield Jr.; brothers, Raymond Benefield, Joseph (Rosie) Benefield, William (Kathleen) Benefield, Gregory (Kathy) Benefield, Richard (Susan) Benefield; sisters, Annabelle Isky, Rose Lueck, Victoria Anderson, Marie Mattingly, Doreen Maybin.
In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his brother; James Benefield; sister, Elizabeth Anderton.
In celebration of Michael’s life, services are being planned at a later date. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road is serving the family.
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