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Ohio Obituaries - 2000 - Willard D. "Chip" Bennett Sr.

Willard D. "Chip" Bennett Sr., 87, of Yellowbud, died at 2:40 am Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in the Adena Regional Medical Center following a short illness. He was born May 1, 1912, in Yellowbud, to the late Charles and Mary Shasteen Bennett. He was married April 19, 1938, to Freda Gaines, who died July 15, 1954. Surviving are sons and daughers-in-law, William and Barbara Bennett, Troy, Ohio, and Willard Jr. and Sharon Bennett; and son, Donald Bennett, all of Yellowbud; daughter and son-in-law, Hazel and Bob Doseck, Piqua, Ohio; daughter, Virginia Arthurs, Yellowbud; 19 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette Norman, Chillicothe, and Betty Crawford, Yellowbud; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Norma Jean Bennett, Frankfort, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Marguerite Bennett, Frankfort, and Elsie Bennett, Chillicother; many nieces, nephews and friends; and good friend, Mary Harp, Yellowbud. He was predeceased by daughters, Alice and Mona Sue Bennett; a sister and five brothers. He loved gardening, fishing and his grandchildren. Willard was a member of the I.U.E. Union having retired in 1972 from General Motors in Marine City where he had worked for 24 Years. He was a member of the Yellowbud United Methodist Church where funeral services will be held at 1 pm Friday with Rev. Gene Williams and Rev. Jack Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ware Funeral home from 5-8 pm Thursday. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Union Township Fire Department #3, c/o Bob Cockrell, 25106 St. Rt. 104, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

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Submitted by Carla Mascara


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