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John Eugene Bennett Sr.


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John Eugene Bennett, Sr.

Bronx, NY - John Eugene "Gene" Bennett, Sr., 74, of Bronx, NY, passed at home on Tuesday 1-30-18.

He was born in Waycross, GA on 5-14-43 to Eugene and Mary Bennett. A lifelong resident of NY, he was known as a Renaissance man. He retired as a antique/custom upholster, furniture designer.

Gene is predeceased by his parents, brother, Charles Bennett, grandson ZamirAhsaad A. Dunbar. He is survived by former wife, Frances E. Bennett, Asbury Park, daughter, BiBi S. Bennett, Neptune, Sons, John Bennett Jr., Laurence Harbor, NJ, Knowledge Bennett, LA, sisters, Joan Faust, SC, Tracy Bennett, NY, Brothers, Robert Bennett, FL, Dean Bennett, NY, Christopher Bennett, NJ. 7 grandchildren, Tracy Hogans, Shakilah Tillman, Imani, Daquane, Medina Bennett, Imani Shepard, Knowledge Jr. 3 great grandchildren, Nadiyah and Samuel Mangual, Jai'yon Small. Host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Services will be private. Memorial services will be held later. Services entrusted to James H. Robinson FH, Brooklyn, NY.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 4, 2018
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