Benito Aranda, 51, died on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 in a San Antonio, Texas hospital following a short illness. Benito was born to Benito G. and Rosa (Villarreal) Aranda in Winters, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his maternal grandparents: Ramiro and Manuela Nino.

Survivors: Longtime girlfriend: Monette Alfaro of Alice, Texas, two brothers: Tony (Leticia) Aranda of Sayre, Pennsylvania, and Albert (Amy) Aranda of George West, Texas, seven sisters: Margie (Damon) McMillan of Hico, Texas, Esmeralda Nino of Hebbronville, Texas, Angie (Rick) Ivey of Baytown, Texas, Mary Jane Aranda of Houston, Texas, Angie Borrego of Odessa, Texas, Esther Borrego of Abilene, Texas, and Natividad Aranda of Winters, Texas, Special uncle and aunt: Vic and Gracie Villarreal of Angleton, Texas, and Numerous nieces and nephews

Visitation will begin on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Roberson Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas. with a Prayer Service to be held at 7 p.m. Cremation will follow Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home of Alice, Texas. Online condolences may be left at