Bennett, Wayne Bernard
81, of Umatilla, passed away on October 6, 2013. He was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and moved here in 1972. He was an H&R Block Franchisee for over 50 years and had several offices in Lake County. He was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army
during the Korean War
. Wayne was predeceased by his wife Helen in 2008 and is survived by his children; Sandra Bennett of Leesburg and Tony Bennett of Umatilla, grandchildren; Hailey Bennett of Umatilla and Taylor Bennett of Orlando and his granddog Phineas. The family requests memorials to Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, PO Box 23827, Tampa, FL 33623-3827. The family will receive friends in the Hamlin & Hilbish Chapel on Tuesday, October 15th from 4 until 7 PM. Services will be held on Wednesday, October 16th at 11 AM. The final resting place will be Lakeside Memory Gardens, Eustis. There will be a memorial service at D. O. McCombs Funeral Home, DuPont Road, Pine Valley, Fort Wayne, Indiana on October 26th at 11 AM. You may share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting hamlinhilbish.com
. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors 326 E. Orange Avenue, Eustis. 352-357-4193.