Benjamin III, Joseph Frederick “Joe Boy”

Joseph Frederick “Joe Boy” Benjamin, III
Feb. 27, 1943-Jan. 1, 2016
Joseph F. “Joe Boy” Benjamin, III left us on Friday, Jan.1, 2016, to be closer to God, to his sister, Karen Benjamin Grimes and his father Joseph F. Benjamin, Jr. He was the younger son of Evelyn J. Benjamin and the late Joseph F. Benjamin, Jr.
He graduated from St. Mary’s College High School,continued his education at the California College of Arts and Crafts and Merritt College. A Vietnam era veteran, he joined the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1968.
He went to work for General Motors in Fremont. After a combined 35 years with GM/NUMMI, he retired as a supervisor in 2003. During his retirement, he became an avid Raiders fan and a frequent visitor to the Oaks Club in Emeryville!
He is survived by his son Joseph Frederick Benjamin, IV, his mother Evelyn Benjamin, his brother Michael L. Benjamin and a host of close relatives and friends.
Visitation, Friday, Jan. 8 from noon – 4pm at Fouche’s Hudson Funeral Home in Oakland. Funeral service, Mon. Jan 11, 10am at Fouche’s.
Fouche”s Hudson Funeral Home
3665 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609

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