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Ernest Bennett Obituary
BENNETT Ernest Bennett, 61, passed away on December 11, 2010 in Middleburg, FL. Ernie grew up in Jacksonville and has been an active member of the Middleburg community for over 26 years. Ernie was a member of The O.P. Sunset Rotary Club, First Baptist Church of Middleburg, Safari Club Int'l, Quail Unlimited, the Jacksonville Gun Club, and he served as Past President of the former Middleburg Rotary Club. Ernie graduated from Wolfson High School in 1967 and then proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. He was employed by Mike Shad Ford of O.P. Ernie was an avid hunter and fisherman, husband, dad, papaw, son, brother, and friend to all. He was preceded in death by his father, Maxton V. Bennett. Ernie is survived by his loving wife, Kathy; daughters: Cassie (Russell) Norman and Erin (Adam) Fox; mother, Agnes B. Bennett; brother, Charlie (Beverly) Bennett; granddaughter, Kherrington Norman and grandson, Luke Fox and many close friends. Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 6-8 PM at HARDAGE-GIDDENS RIVERMEAD FUNERAL HOME, 127 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL. Funeral services will be held 1 PM, Friday, December 17, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Middleburg, 2645 Blanding Blvd, Middleburg with Dr. C. Alan Floyd officiating. Family request that donations be made in Ernie's name to N.E. FL Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 7707 Bonneval Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216. Please join the family in celebrating Ernie's life by posting tributes at .

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Published in the Florida Times-Union from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2010
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