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Ohio Obituaries - 1995 - Leonard T. Bennett

Leonard T. Bennett, 77, of Greenfield, formerly of Kingston and Chillicothe areas, died 10 pm October 24, 1995, at the Medical Center Hospital. He was born July 18, 1918, in Yellowbud, to Charles Dennis and Mary Etta Shasteen Bennett. On Nov. 6, 1993, he married Jewell Parker, who survives. Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Kathy Bennett, and Barry and Jeanne Bennett, all of Kingston; three stepsons, Drew Parker Jr., John and Steve Parker, all of Greenfield; three stepdaughters, Mrs. George (Patricia) Garinger, Kathryn Wolffe and Marsha Parker, all of Greenfield; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; 18 step-grandchildren; 23 step-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Willard, Yellowbud, Henry, Chillicothe and Harold Bennett, Frankfort; two sisters, Betty Crawford, Yellowbud, and Jeanette Norman, Chillicothe; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Bartlett Bennett; a son, Leonard T. Bennett Jr.; a daughter, Carolyn Williamson Johnson; three brothers, Albert, Robert and George Bennett; and one sister, Genieve Bennett. Mr. Bennett retired in 1972, as a nursing assistant at the Chillicothe V.A. medical Center. He was a Army veteran of World War II, where he served in North Africa, Anzio and Sicily campaigns. He was a member of the Greenfield Bible Baptist Church, American Legion Post 62, V.F.W. Post 4736, DAV, NARFE Chapter 315, and the Ross County Committee for the Elderly. Funeral services will be held 2 pm Friday at the Yellowbud United Methodist Church, with Rev. Ed Caskey officiating. Military graveside services will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6-9 pm Thursday at Haller Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Friday.

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Submitted by Carla Mascara


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