Benny grew up in Talpa, TX and graduated from Talpa- Centennial High School and later from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Moving to Early in 1990, he was the former owner of Heartland Funeral Home in Early, Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche, Netherton Funeral Home in Brownwood and Allcorn Funeral & Cremation Care in Coleman prior to retiring in 2016 where he now spends most of his time at his ranch.
Benny has served on the City Council for the past 15 years, serving as Mayor Pro-Tem for several of them. He also formally served as President of the Early Economic Development Corporation and an ambassador for the Early Chamber of Commerce.
Benny has one son, Julio Allcorn Reyes and wife Kim, and a granddaughter, Emma Grace, who reside in Ft. Worth.