Mr. Homer Ray Bennett, Jr. - SAVANNAH - Mr. Homer Ray Bennett, Jr., age 88, passed away Monday at Hospice Savannah. He was a native and lifelong resident of Savannah, GA. Mr. Bennett worked in the carpentry business for many years. He was a member of Radiant Life Christian Fellowship Church where he was active in Sunday school and the Seniors group. Mr. Bennett was a Veteran of the United States Navy having served during WWII and Korea. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include his children, Virginia B. (Cary) Gaffney of Bluffton, SC, Dianne (Frank) Biezenbos of Richmond Hill, and Sandra (Gordon Reilly) Kennedy of Yulee, FL, Patricia B. (William) Butler of Tomball, Texas; the mother of his children, Zuleime F. Bennett of Bluffton, SC; his adopted son, Jonathan (Sharon) Brown of Savannah; nine grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel. The funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Radiant Life Christian Fellowship Church with Rev. David Stanton officiating. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Life Bridge Inner City, P.O. Box 23465, Savannah, GA 31403, Radiant Life Christian Fellowship Church, 5619 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406 or to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416. Please visit our online memorial at www.fairhavenfuneralhome.net to sign the guestbook and to share your thoughts and fond memories with the Bennett family. Savannah Morning News September 3, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News on Sept. 3, 2014