T. Robert (Bob) Bennett, 87, passed away November 28th, 2014 in his home surrounded by family.
Bob was born on April 6, 1927 in Braffetsville, Ohio, to George V. and Velma I. Bennett.
He attended New Madison School and graduated in 1945. He then served in the United States Navy from April 1945 to July 1946 before returning to Ohio and farming.
Bob loved to share his stories with those around him. Often these stories revolved around growing up, fishing trips or life lessons.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Sara (Moore) Bennett of New Paris, Ohio; his daughter Judy (Bennett) Webber of Eaton, Ohio; grandchildren Jennifer (Case) Clemens (Shane Clemens) of Pickerington, Ohio and Sara (Webber) Wagner (Nathan Wagner) of Hilliard, Ohio; Great Grandchildren Maddison, Nikki, Faith, Colt Clemens and Lillian and Avery Wagner; and sister Pauline (Bennett) Emerick.
He is preceded in death by sister Maxine Bennett and daughters Lucinda and Becky.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home located at 1499 North Broadway Street, Greenville, OH.
A private service will be held on Wednesday, December 3rd with interment at Greenmound Cemetery.
To pay tribute to Bob’s life perform a random act of kindness (big or small) for a friend, neighbor, or stranger. Memorial donations can be made to Tri-Village Rescue Services.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com