Joe F. Benefield, age 84, of Moore Haven, Florida passed away on May 10, 2023, in Clewiston, Florida.
Joe was born on August 22, 1938, in Cleburne County, Alabama to the late William Zack and the late Nellie Faye Bartlett Benefield. He worked for United States Sugar Corporation for over 30 years in the Molasses Processing plant. He enjoyed building and running RC cars, planes, boats, muscle cars, and spending time with his family. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge. He will be dearly missed by his entire family who loved and cared for him.
Joe leaves fond memories with his loving wife; Asenath Benefield of Moore Haven, Florida, Children; Tammy Mitchell and her husband Bobby, Holly Jones, Stephen Bailey, grandchildren; Kale Mitchell, Shelby Mitchell, Adam Jones, Morgan Jones, Stephen Bailey, III, Amanda Grant, great grandchilren; Alyssa Jones, Colton Jones, Corbin Jones, and Paxton Jones, along with many extended family members and family friends.
The celebration of Joe’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in Clewiston, where visitation will be one hour before the celebration. Burial will be in Ortona Cemetery in Moore Haven, Florida.
Celebration arrangements are by Akin-Davis Funeral Home – Clewiston.