Benjamin George Pinales, a longtime resident of Pearland, died Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the age of 55 years. Known by his family as George and his friends as â€œBenâ€; he was born October 4, 1951 in San Marcos, Texas to Benjamin G. and Aurora (Ybarra) Pinales. He is survived by a loving family; his parents, Ben & Aurora Pinales; daughter, Kristina Cross; grandson, Brandon; brother, Daniel Pinales and his wife, Susie; two sisters, Mary Ann Cordova and her husband, Nick and Gloria Collazo; numerous other relatives and a host of friends. The family will receive friends from 9 AM to 11 AM Thursday, May 17, 2007, at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, in Pearland. Funeral services commemorating Benjamin George will follow at 11 AM in the Chapel of Clayton Funeral Home with Dr. Casey Jones, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Pearland, officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at South Park Cemetery in Pearland.