Floyd R. Bennett, age 71, of Gillett, Pa., went to be with his Lord on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jean S. Bennett; children, Tim (Vicky) Bennett, Chris (Patti) Bennett, Tammy (Bruce) Andrus, Karen (Jason) Akers, and Ronald (Stacy) Bennett; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter due in February. He is also survived by, a sister, Virginia (Harry) Bonnell; a brother, Douglas (Carol) Bennett; a sister, Doris Gowin, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also his life long best friend Peter Baker.
Floyd was a lifetime member of the Pennsylvania Hunting Club. He was a carpenter in the Gillett area for many years.
Family and friends are invited to call from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, N.Y., with a funeral and committal service there at 6 p.m. Interment will be in Baptist Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Family will provide their own flowers. Those wishing may make memorials to the W. Warrior Project.
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. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.