Bennett H. Dittmar
Bennett H. Dittmar, 84, of Tallahassee, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014.The family will receive friends from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at Bevis Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Tallahassee with interment following at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.
A native of Gainesville, he was a former resident of Jacksonville and had lived in Tallahassee since the 1950's.He was a U.S. Marine and served during the Korean Conflict and later in the Reserves.He worked for Leon County for 23 years and then after retirement worked for Publix for 7 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church and was an active member of both the choir and the Joy Choir.
He is survived by his daughter, Nancelyn G. Dittmar of Tallahassee; brother, Rabun H. Dittmar, Jr. (Becky) of Port Orange; nephews, Rabun H. Dittmar, III of Port Orange and Charles Harris Dittmar, Jr. of Tampa; niece, Christine Dittmar of Jacksonville; four great-nieces and two great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy L. Dittmar and brother, Charles Harris Dittmar and his wife Anice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Aid Foundation, 2270 Boone Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32303. Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193/ www.bevisfh.com) is assisting the family with their arrangements.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Jan. 29, 2014
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