Michael Renee Benbo

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Michael Renee Benbo, 62, of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was born on July 26, 1954, in Los Angeles, Calif., son of Fred Benbo and Helen (Johnson) Brooks. On Nov. 2, 2008, he was united in marriage to Michelle Keyes in Surprise, Ariz. He ran The Breath of Life Menís Ministry; an email ministry. He was a member of the Davidian Seventh-day Adventist Association in Exeter. He owned and operated Rooten Tooten Gluten. He also was the owner and operator of Refreshed Cleaning and Maintenance Services.

Survivors include: his wife Michelle Benbo, of the home; one son, Stefon Santos, of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Monique Benbo, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Lenesha Carey, of Goodyear, Ariz.; three grandchildren; his mother, Helen Brooks, of Exeter; two brothers, Mark Brooks, of Chino Hills, Calif., and Juan Benbo, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two sisters, Mona Scott, of Exeter, and Joyce Benbo, of Los Angeles, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Mitchell Triche; and one sister, Jean Benbo.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 10, 2017, at the chapel located at Bashan Hill in Exeter.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.