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  • "Boncille and family, I was sorry to hear of Paul's..."
    - Betty Lacaster
  • "Mr. Bennett was like an uncle to me. He was a close friend..."
    - Shing Woodall
  • - Ralph Carter
  • - Ralph Carter
  • "My thoughts are with you Aunt Boncile. Joe Watson and..."
    - Joe Watson
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LAKELAND - Mr. Paul R. Bennett, age 93, died of natural causes Saturday (January 19, 2012).
Born in Zolfo Springs, FL, on Feb. 16, 1919, Paul came to Lakeland from there at the age of two. Paul was a retired chairman and vice president of the United Transportation Union Local #1035. He was an Air Force B29 Bombardier veteran of WWII, and a member of the American Legion Post #4. He was a member of the Lakeland Masonic Lodge #91, and the Scottish Rite. Paul was a member of Parkview Baptist Church.
Paul is survived by his wife of 50 years Boncile Bennett; son Paul Randall Bennett; daughter Sandra Prestridge; stepdaughter Janet Raleigh; several grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, 1/23/13, at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Oak Hill burial Park.

Published in Ledger from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2013
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