Jack Gordon Benoist, 67, of Woodlawn, passed away at 12:38 P.M., Sunday, November 8, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. In honor of his wishes, Mr. Benoist will be cremated and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 14, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, with Reverend Victor Long officiating. Private Burial of Ashes will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia. The Benoist Family will Greet Friends from 5 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, November 13, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.