Obituary for Larry Joe Bennett


Larry Joe Bennett

June 26, 1939 - December 13, 2020

On Sunday, December 13, 2020, Larry Joe Bennett, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 81. Larry was born on June 26, 1939 in Greene County, Indiana to Riley and Vivian Bennett.

He attended Lebanon High School, then joined the United States Marine Corps. Larry also worked with his father in their excavating company.

On October 22, 1960, he married Sandra “Sandy” Bennett. Larry loved camping at Lake Freeman and telling his kids and grandkids stories of his life growing up.

Larry is survived by his son, Rick (Tina) Bennett; daughter, Kim (Chris) Dickinson; grandchildren, Riley Bennett, Sarah Grubbs, Kelcey Dobbins, Brandon Dickinson, and Brett Dickinson; and great-grandchildren, Axel Grubbs, Vincent Grubbs, Raylan Bennett, Hailey Owens, Aubree Barringer, Shaelynn Dickinson, Kyrah Dickinson, and Emerick Dickinson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy, and daughter, Teresa Dobbins.

There are no funeral services planned.

Bill and Linda Stuteville posted on December 18, 2020

We are so sorry Kim and Family for this huge loss. We know he will be missed. May God be with all of the family now and in the days to come.

Anna Gant Happ posted on December 17, 2020

I have great memories as a child of his laughter. Always smiling. Great memories with you all during Fourth of July and other visits to your house on Lebanon Street. He will be missed, but not forgotten


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