Ronald Wayne Bennett Sr.

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  • "We're so sorry to hear about Ron, he was a great guy. Patty..."
    - Jerry Bingham
  • "Deepest condolances and sympathy..all my love to the family..."
    - Erinq MacDhubhain
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Ronald Wayne Bennett, Sr. September 30, 1955 - October 30, 2010 Ronald Wayne Bennett, long time Grand Junction resident, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on October 30, 2010, from injuries sustained in a auto accident. Ron was born in Sandusky, Ohio to Dallas and Jean Rose Linkenbach Bennett. He lived in Sandusky as a child and young adult. After a brief time in the service he moved to Rock Springs, Wyoming at the coaxing of his twin brother. Here he met Patty Ann Williams, they were married in Tucson, Arizona in 1982. From this union three children were born. They later moved to Grand Junction, Colorado were Ron started his own general contracting business, he was a master craftsman who took great pride in his work. His family remembers him as a happy person who was always smiling and had a joke. He had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone. He was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses and enjoyed his many years of fellowship with them. He was preceded in death by his father, Dallas; twin brother, Don; stepfather, Jack Marksbury, and two stepbrothers, Gary and James Marksbury. He leaves behind his mother, Jean Rose Marksbury of Sandusky, Ohio; brother, Dallas (Ella) Bennett of Monroeville, Ohio; sister, Becky (Rick) Schiappa of Binghamton, New York; his children, Roxanne Bennett of Costa Mesa, California; Daniel Bennett of Costa Mesa, California, and Ronald Bennett, Jr. of Grand Junction, Colorado, and their mother, Patty Bennett of Grand Junction, Colorado. A celebration of Ron's life will be held Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the Martin Mortuary Chapel at 11:00 a.m.
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Nov. 17, 2010