Dacota Skyler Benefield, age 19, of Alford, FL passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
Dacota was born in Panama City, FL on February 4, 2001 to James Daryl, Jr. and Loralie Benefield. He was a 2020 graduate of Cottondale High School and recently graduated from the Army National Guard basic training. Dacota met no stranger and was friends with everyone. He always had a smile and would do anything to cheer you up. A pure soul, selfless, and all heart, would best describe who Dacota was. He will be missed by all.
He was preceded by many loved ones.
Dacota is survived by his father and mother, James Daryl, Jr. and Loralie Benefield; brothers, Raymond Powell and wife, Debbie and their children, Clayton and Chloe, Jordan Benefield and his son, Andre Benefield, and Michael Andino; sisters, Raven Benefield and Caitylyn Flowers and husband, Mason and their son, Jaxon.
A funeral service for Dacota will be 3:00 PM, Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Memorialization will be by cremation with Marianna Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.
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