Ronald D Bennett, 58, retired Navy, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, of Route 202, died Monday evening at Portsmouth New Hampshre Regional Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born December 11, 1937, in Lancaster, Ohio, a son of Albert and Marguertie Walston Bennett. He entered the Navy in 1955, and retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 1974. He was a member of the Seabees. In 1960, he spent a year in Antarctica. His tours included Guam, Cuba, Thailand, Newfoundland, Rhode Island and Portsmouth, VA. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam. After retiring from the Navy, he was employed as a pipefitter at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard until 1993. He loved his family, gardening, fishing, hunting, and reading. He is survived by his mother of Frankfort, Ohio; his wife of thirty six years, Juanita (Lytle) Bennett; three daughters, Mrs. Garth (Jeanne) Adams, of Gray, Rhonda Bennett, Raymond and Jenna Daniels, of E. Lebanon; a grandson, Alexander Adams, of Gray; and two brothers, Paul, of E. Lebanon, and Marvin, of Frankfort, Ohio.
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