Benjamin Lopez Galvan

Benjamin Lopez Galvan

Benjamin Lopez Galvan

Benjamin Lopez Galvan, 66, of Michigan/Port Isabel, Texas, passed away on April 2, 2013 in Flint, Michigan.

Benjamin served in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged. He served as a Judge Advocate General for Veterans. He retired as a computer engineer with General Motors after 20 years. He was an avid church goer who loved to fish and hunt. He was a giving man with a big heart who will truly be missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel Sr and Elena Galvan; and one brother, Manuel Galvan Jr.

He is survived by his significant other, Myra Murphy McKamey; four brothers: Pete (Katie) Galvan, Noe (Inez) Galvan, Israel (Marsha) Galvan, and Eddie (Gracie) Galvan; one sister, Ester (Arturo) Herrera; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, 110 Port Rd, Port Isabel, Texas with Pastor Jerry Galvan officiating.

Military Honors will be conducted following the celebration by Past District 18 Commander Luis Lucio with V.F.W. Post 2035 of Brownsville, V.F.W. Post 8791 and American Legion Post 498 both of Port Isabel.

You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort or sympathy cards to the family of Benjamin Lopez Galvan at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.

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