CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Glen Dale Bennett, 81, passed away April 22, 2013.|
He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Mr. Bennett was born in Circleville, W. Va. and served in the U.S. Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany (CV-34) during the Korean War and graduated from Tri State College in Angolia, Ind. He worked as a dispatcher in the trucking industry. He was a handyman and loved to read and study the Bible. He was a member of Northampton Bible Church.
Preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Sara and eight brothers and sisters, he is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Cathy of Mogadore and Nathaniel and Denise of Roanoke, Va.; grandchildren, Joshua (Hannah) Bennett, Rachel (Chris) Watson, Jacob Bennett and Briana, Dylan, Valerie and Alicia Bennett; brothers and sisters, Roy "Chick" (Betty) Bennett, Wayne Bennett, Jackie (Buzz) Burkey and Jane (Jim) Hoover.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in The Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, at the Northampton Bible Church, 333 W. Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223, Rev. John Hopson officiating. Entombment will be at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of other remembrances, memorials may be made to Northampton Bible Church. Mr. Bennett's video tribute is viewable at cliffordshoemaker.com.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Apr. 25, 2013