Richard A. Benoit, Jr. 57, of Main Street, Warren passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at his home.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Lorraine (Allaire) Benoit of Florida and the late Richard A. “Curly” Benoit, Sr. Richard was a cook for several restaurants before he retired. He will also be remembered as a jack of all trades. His family often referred to him as “McGyver” because he could fix anything. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors, no matter what time of year it was. He enjoyed a good meal but had a strong love for grinders.
Besides his mother he leaves her longtime companion, Thomas Perkins, three children, Melissa S. Benoit and her husband Westley Pacheco of Swansea, Jessica L. Amaral and her husband Jason of CT. and Richard A. Benoit, Sr. of Smithfield, six grandchildren, Amirah, Asim, Jr., Amani, Abriannah, Richard, Jr. and Emma, one sister, Debra Miller and her husband Wayne of Florida and two nephews, Timothy Miller and Justin Miller.
His funeral service will be private.