Rufus Sidney Bennett, age 78 years old passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Beloved husband of Linda Sandifer Bennett. Father of Cindy Bennett Eidson (fiance' Monte Murray). Stepfather of Jeffrey Sandifer and Leslie Fairbanks. Grandfather of Nicholas Eidson; and step-grandfather of 5 grandchildren. Brother of Jewel Bennett and the late Leroy Bennett. Preceded in death by his parents Rufus Rudolph Bennett and Milbry Stevens Bennett and former wife, the late Jo Ann Chachere Bennett. Also survived by a host of nephews, nieces and cousins, including Hollis Bennett. He was a veteran of The United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict.
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Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service in the Chapel of Bagnell & Son Funeral Home, 75212 Lee Road, Covington, LA 70435 on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM. Visitation from 9:30 AM until service time. Interment will be private.
Bagnell & Son Funeral Home
75212 Lee Road (Hwy. 437) Covington, LA 70435
Published in TheAdvocate.com on Oct. 11, 2013