Charles Wesley Bennett passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at his home. "Chuck," as he was known, was born on Sept. 25, 1933 in Elgin, Okla. He served 16 years in the Air Force Strategic Air Command. He is survived by three daughters, Debbie McIntosh, Karen Siltanen and Sue Bennett; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and his sister and brother in law, Clyde and Charlene Norris. Per his wishes, cremation will take place at LaPaz-Graham's Funeral Home. Private services with close friends and family will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at their home. Please make any donations to Hospice Amber Care in Las Cruces NM. Services have been entrusted to the care of La Paz-Graham's Funeral Home, 555 W. Amador Ave., Las Cruces, NM 88005; (575) 526-6891. To send condolences, please log on to www.lapaz-grahams.com.