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Obituary for James Allen Benvenuto

James Allen Benvenuto, 51, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, March 18, 2022, at his residence. He retired from the United States Air Force after 27 years. While serving he reached the rank of Major, he served during Iraqi Freedom, Desert Storm, Global War on Terrorism, Iraqi War, and the Afghanistan Campaign. During his tenure in the Air Force, he served as a Security Officer and various other positions in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Afghanistan. He had a love for outdoor adventures and his dogs. He was a loving son and brother.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Adam Michael Benvenuto.

He is survived by his parents, Bob and Louise Benvenuto of Cumming, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Greg and Julie Benvenuto of Dawsonville, GA, Eric and Megan Benvenuto of Ackworth, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca and David Hall of Suwanee, GA; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 11:15 a.m. at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Dawsonville, GA with Father Brian Higgins officiating.

Interment will be held on April 4, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. with full military honors.

Condolences may be left online at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA. 30534