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Roy Paul Benoit

Funeral services for Roy Paul Benoit, of Brookhaven, are Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in McComb with burial at Pike Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Thursday Oct. 18, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Mr. Benoit, 84, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Select Specialty Baptist Hospital in Jackson. He was born Jan. 16, 1934, in Louisiana, to Wallace Benoit and Anita Bourgeois Benoit. He was raised in Thibodaux, Louisiana.  He was of the Catholic faith. He worked in the construction industry as a quality control supervisor.  He had many hobbies, some of which included hunting and gardening. 

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mabel Benoit Gonzales and Pearl Hebert Adams; brother, Harry Benoit; two grandchildren, Mindy Smith and Kristen Hessler.

Survivors are his wife, Bernice Furlow Benoit; four sons and daughters-in-law; Darell Paul Benoit and Shelia,of Covington, Louisiana, Keith Herrington and Mary, of Brookhaven, Dewayne Herrington and Jere, of Senatobia, and Kevin Herrington and Pam, of Brookhaven; three daughters and sons-in-law, Susan Benoit McBeth and Mike, of Diamondhead, Cindy Benoit Landry and Brent, of Marrero, Louisiana and Donna Benoit Smith and Jim, of Kiln, sister, Agnes Benoit Breaux, of Shriever, Louisiana; sisters-in-law, Aline Allen, of Brookhaven and Margie Smith, of Wesson; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and a host of friends.