Benjamin Vidal Soto, 29, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 11, 2009, in Mission.

He was born on January 15, 1980, in Edinburg to Benjamin Soto and Maria Dolores Gonzalez.

Benjamin is survived by his mother; wife, Maira Lopez; daughter; Sammantha Nickole Soto; brothers, Juan Daniel Soto, Arturo Soto, Esequiel Guevara, and Jose Guevara Jr.; and sisters, Laura Soto and Gloria Guevara.

He is preceded in death by his father.

Benjamin owned and operated G&S Trucking for the last three years. He loved horse racing and his family. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all those who knew him.

Visitation was held on Thursday, May 14, from 2 to 9 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg, with a rosary held at 7 p.m. Christian services were held on Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Christian burial followed at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.

Funeral services were entrusted to Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in

Edinburg.