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Randy Jay Benoit

September 17, 1948 ~ March 23, 2017 (age 68)
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Randy Jay Benoit, 68, of Orange, Texas, was called Home to be with his Heavenly Father, on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, in Beaumont, Texas.  Funeral service, under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home, will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, in Orange, Texas; Brother Don Sheffield officiating.  Rite of Committal and Interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.  Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017, from 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM, at Dorman Funeral Home.




On Friday, September 17, 1948, in Orange, Texas, Randy was born to Myrtle (Duhon) and Charles J. Benoit, and remained a lifelong resident of the Orange area.  He was a 1966 graduate of Orangefield High School and following his education, went on to work for DuPont, where he retired after 35 years as an Instrument Specialist, in 2006.  Randy was a man who loved his family dearly and always worked hard to support his loving wife of 48 years, Mary Elizabeth (Sadler) and their children.  Randy was a devout Christian man and a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon for 44 years.  In 1993, Randy was one of the men that came forward to help build the Cornerstone Baptist Church’s current building; a place where he was always proud to worship.  After Sunday service, Randy always enjoyed spending the afternoon with his dad and brother, drinking coffee and talking about what was going on in the world.  Randy volunteered his time at the Thrift and Gift Shop in Orange and, for almost 10 years, at the Cormier Museum, in Orangefield.  He also was a talented woodworker and was always making toys for his grandchildren, and wood crafts for the children at church.  No matter the sporting event or program, whether it was at the church or at school,   ‘P-Paw’ was always there to show his love and support for his grandchildren, as their #1 Fan.  Randy was a husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, who will be missed by all those who knew him.



Preceding Randy in death is his mother, Myrtle Benoit.


Randy is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Benoit; father, Charles J. Benoit; son, Kirk Benoit; daughters, Christy Benoit and Kellie Sheffield, and her husband, Patrick; brother, Terry Charles Benoit and his wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Randi Elizabeth Hagan and her husband, Michael, Jordan Anne Benoit, Kirklin Randal Benoit, Julian Randal Benoit, Colt Allen Sheffield, Brooklin Elizabeth Sheffield, and Kennadee Elizabeth Sheffield; and great-grandson, Cameron Reed Benoit. 



Honoring Randy as Pallbearers are Sam Sadler, Joseph Hebert, Dylan Frasier, Patrick Sheffield, Curtis Sadler, Roger Baker, Mike Helms, and Mike Hagan; Honorary Pallbearers are Colt Sheffield, Bobby Cormier, Terrell Vance, and James Dehart.


Cornerstone Baptist Church

2537 FM 1078

Orange, Texas 77632

 Service Information

March 31, 2017

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dorman Funeral Home
8808 Hwy 87 North
Orange, Texas 77632

Funeral Service
April 1, 2017

2:00 PM
Cornerstone Baptist Church
2537 FM 1078
Orange, TX 77632

April 1, 2017

3:00 PM
Autumn Oaks Memorial Park
5450 Old US 90
Orange, TX 77630

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