Gary Norman Bennett Memorial services for Gary Norman Bennett, 66, of Hale Center will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Kornerstone Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert Malcom, pastor of Western Heritage Fellowship, officiating and Chris Sanders, associate pastor, assisting. Interment will follow at Hale Center Cemetery under the direction of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview. Mr. Bennett passed away 1:30 a.m. Jan. 19, 2014, at North West Texas Heart Hospital in Amarillo. He was born Jan. 4, 1948, in Plainview to Marie Bennett and the late Jack Bennett. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1966. He was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone for 36 years, retiring in 2002. After retirement he worked as a ranger for Palo Duro Canyon State Park. He lived in Plainview and Amarillo before moving to Hale Center. He enjoyed cooking, woodworking, art and refurbishing homes. He was a member of Western Heritage Fellowship in Hale Center, Telephone Pioneers and Partners in Palo Duro Canyon. Survivors include his wife Joyce; daughter, Lorri Bennett of Shreveport, La.; son, Brian Bennett and his wife Andrea of Amarillo; granddaughter Katie Bennett of Amarillo; mother Marie Moody of Plainview; sisters, Kaye Robertson and husband Carl of Lubbock, and Suzy Skaggs of San Angelo; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like give a special thank you to all the doctors and nurses who cared for Gary. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: Partners in Palo Duro Foundation, 11450 Park Road 5, Canyon, TX 79015. Online condolences may be sent at http:\\www.kornerstonefunerals.com
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Published in Plainview Daily Herald from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2014