Richard W. "Dick" Bennett Sr.
1938 - 2021
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Richard W. "Dick" Bennett Sr. age 82 of East Main Street Brookville, PA; died on Saturday February 13 at Penn Highlands Brookville.

Born on July 11, 1938 in Brookville, he was the son of the late Charles Thorne and Louise Dilts Bennett.

Retired, Dick had been employed as an airport shuttle bus driver at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, NC. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. Dick was a past member of the Eagles Club in Brookville, the Brookville Fireman's Club and was a past member of the Brookville Fire Department. He loved the game of baseball and enjoyed coaching little league and played at one time for the Brookville Grays.

He is survived by a daughter Kimberly (Dan) Barber of Brookville; 3 sons: Michael Bennett of Middle River, MD; Richard "Dick" (Andrea) Bennett Jr. of Four Oaks, NC; Scott Bennett also of Brookville; 2 brothers: Rev. James Bennett of South Carolina and Vernon Bennett of Colorado. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Jamie Lynn (Chris) Smith, Megan (Andy) Rowan, David (Sierra) Barber, Todd (Margo Bowser) Barber all of Brookville; Nicole (Corey) Santoriello of Arizona, Farrell Bennett and Paige Bennett both of North Carolina as well as 7 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a brother Charles "Chuck" Bennett.

All Services for Dick will be private at the convenience of his family. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donors choice. The Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway is handling the arrangements.

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Published in The Jeffersonian Democrat from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2021.
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