Age 27 of Elgin, Illinois passed away Saturday January 4, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elgin, Illinois. Eric was born on March 22,1986 in Chicago, Illinois to the union of Eddie and Diane (Dixon) Benford. Eric was a loving and caring father to Keandra Diaz, Jeremiah, and Kara Lynn Benford, a loyal friend, a protective brother of Ebony Dixon, Eddie (Nathan) and Erin Benford. and best son two parents could ever hope for. He will undeniably be missed by all who knew him. Eric was working hard for several years to become an apprentice’s brick layer with S & D Masonry Inc. in Algonquin Illinois.
The Bible’s promises, ” that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.” Acts 24:15. He will swallow up death forever. At that time Rev 21:4 will ring true. ” God will wipe every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more”. So take Confident in Jehovah’s promise that we will see Eric again. But until then…” STAY FOCUSED”.
A Memorial Service will be held at The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites 495 Airport Road – Elgin, Illinois 60123 starting at 3:00 PM on Saturday January 11, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to Madison Funeral Home 305 Park Street Elgin, Illinois 60120, phone 847-741-1128