BEDFORD – Harold Bennett, 93, Bedford, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2006, at his residence.
Born April 15, 1913, in Lawrence County, he was ths on of Ebb and Edith (Stewart) Bennett. He married Virginia Rose Faris November 19, 1941.
He was a U. S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, a Prisoner of War in Germany for 11 1/2 months and was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, and EAME service medal with two bronze stars. He was a life member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, and Disabled American Veterans.
He retired from W. F. Meyers Company with 31 years of service, was a member of White River Baptist Church, and a 1931 graduate of Tunnelton High School.
Virginia Rose Bennett, Bedford
Jo Alan Bennett, Seymour
James Eric Bennett, Bedford
Mary Edith Lee, Bedford
Stacie Ann Bennett
Eric Michael Bennett
Thomas Daniel Bennett
Brynlea Bennett, Madelyne Bennett, Kaedyn Bennett, and Carter Bennett
His parents; daughter, Ann; and brothers, Theron in infancy, Herschel, Lemuel, and Burl Bennett preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Tunnelton Cemetery with Reverend Hugh Reynolds officiating. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home.