William Charles Bennett

MENDON, Ill. -- William Charles Bennett, 78, of Mendon, died Wednesday (June 18, 2014) in North Adams Home, Mendon.

Mr. Bennett was born on Nov. 11, 1935, in Gillman City, Mo., a son of Edna Bridgman. He married Ada Sue Hook on Nov. 6, 1957, in Quincy. Ada died Sept. 9, 1995. He later married Doris Burnett. Doris survives of Quincy.

Mr. Bennett worked for Quincy Soybean for 30 years, retiring on April 11, 1994. He loved fixing cars and building race cars.

Survivors include three sons, John (Marie) Bennett of Mendon, Jim Bennett of Detroit, Mich., Bill (Crystal) Bridgman of Centralia, Mo.; five grandchildren, Preston Bennett of Mendon, Natalie Bennett of Mendon, Michael (Kelsey) Bennett of Quincy, Jennifer (fiance, Joe Kohl) Bridgman of Kansas City, Kan., and Steven Bridgman of Lawrence, Kan.; and one great-grandchild, Noah Bennett of Quincy.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon with the Rev. Pat Monroe conducting. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy.

VISITATION: 10-11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Blessing Foundation for Hospice.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hunter Funeral Home, Mendon.

WEBSITE: www.hunterfh.com.

Funeral Home

Hunter Funeral Home
208 N. State St. Mendon, IL 62351

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 22 to June 24, 2014