Floyd L. Benedict
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Horseheads, NY passed away peacefully on March 6, 2019 at the age of 83. Floyd was born on May 24, 1935 in Elmira, NY, son to Carlton and Leona Adams Benedict. He is also pre-deceased by his brothers, Frank & Don Benedict, and sisters, Nancy Krause, Barb Cooper and Sandy Townley. He is survived by his former wife, Aloise Benedict, mother to their children, Carol (Timothy) Edwards, Carlton (Mary Hope) Benedict, Joseph (Joan) Benedict, James Benedict (Pat Vincent); grandchildren, Maggie, Kevin, Kristen (Chad), Sherry (John ), Jimmy, Kalie (Drew), and Zach; great grandchildren, Aubry, Avery, Carter, and Kora; brother, Glen (Agnes) Benedict and brother-in-law, Mickey Krause; and several extended family members. Floyd retired with over 40 years of service as an electrical technician at Westinghouse Corp. After retiring, he went on to worked for twenty plus years at Benedict machine, which was the job he treasured the most. Floyd was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Some of his most favorite fishing trips where at Black Lake. Floyd also enjoyed playing cards, especially poker with his hunting pals. He was perfectionist and helped all of his children with building projects. He will not only be missed by his family but by many canine companions. To celebrate Floyd’s life the family would like to welcome relatives and friends to the Horseheads American Legion on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 11-2PM. Those wishing to remember Floyd please consider donating to Millport Hunting and Fishing Club Building Fund, 1750 Gano Rd., Montour Falls, 14865 or the Horseheads Community Animal Shelter, Inc., 150 Wygant Rd., Horseheads, NY 14845.