Dennis D. Benedict(1950-2012)

Dennis D. Benedict, 61, of Arcanum, died Thursday evening, Oct. 11, 2012, at his home.

Mr. Benedict was born in Waynesboro, Pa. on Nov. 8, 1950, the son of the late Mary Catherine (Beckner) and Paul Benedict who survives.

Dennis was preceded in death by his daughter, Renee; mother, Mary Catherine Benedict; and in-laws, Lloyd and Lois Denlinger.

He was a member of the Painter Creek Old German Baptist, Arcanum. Mr. Benedict owned and operated DB Cabinets and Construction in Arcanum. Dennis was a Twin Township Zoning Board member and Arcanum Library Board member.

He is survived by his wife, Linda (Denlinger) Benedict, whom he married June 19, 1971; daughters, Christel (Jason) Montgomery, Carlene (Ben) Garber and Jennifer (Michael) Stephens; son, Jason (Angela) Benedict; grandchildren, Kaylee and Keegan Montgomery, Damon, Milan, Kelton, Loren, Aubrey and Brandon Garber, Austin, Owen, Eli, Weston and Ashley Stephens, Baze Benedict; father, Paul Benedict; grandmother, Rosa Beckner; brothers, Lloyd (Doris) Benedict, Clinton (Ruthann) Benedict, Galen (Fern) Benedict, Omar (Loraine) Benedict and Avin (Jeannie) Benedict.

Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Painter Creek Old German Baptist Meeting House, 2996 Schnorf Jones Road, Arcanum, Ohio 45304 with Brother Will Hess and the Home Brethren officiating. Burial will follow in Mote Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday from 2 - 8 p.m. at Painter Creek Old German Baptist Meeting House. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331. Condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Kreitzer Funeral Home - Arcanum
204 N. Main St.  Arcanum, OH 45304
(937) 692-5145

Published in The Daily Advocate from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17, 2012