Services for Mr. Ralph Gordon Bennett, 72, of Leesville will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 22 in the Hixson Funeral Home Chapel of Leesville. Pallbearers will be Brian Bennett, Mark Bennett, Kevin Bennett, Bradley Bennett, Dicky Fetting and Jason Self, with an honorary pallbearer being Joe Parker.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Dec. 22 at Hixson Funeral Home.
Mr. Bennett was born Sept. 3, 1940, to Aswell James and Ida Jackson Bennett in Leesville, and passed from this life on Dec. 19, 2012.
Mr. Bennett attended school at Simpson and retired from the Louisiana Department of Transportation. He liked to fish and hunt and loved his little dog.
Mr. Bennett is preceded in death by his parents, Aswell and Ida J. Bennett of Simpson.
Mr. Bennett is survived by his wife, Quinda Youngblood Bennett, of Leesville; daughter, Brandi Bennett of Leesville; sons, Kevin Bennett and wife, Candy Bennett of Leesville, Mark Bennett of Marysville, Wash., Bradley Bennett of Hearne, Texas and Brian Bennett of Baton Rouge; and granddaughters; Brooke, Devon and Bailee Bennett all of Leesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Welcome Cemetery Association in Simpson, or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting www.hixsonfh.com.