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Bennett, George

d. April 29, 2010

George Bennett, 75, of Cantrall, passed away surrounded by his family on April 21, 2010 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

He is survived by: Wife : Susan

Children : Lori (George) Withers of Athens

George F. (companion Amy) of Greenview

Lisa (Dennis) Brazier of Chatham

Brothers – Ernest (Joyce) Bennett

– Harold (Gloria) Bennett Fourteen Grandchildren

Eleven Great-Grandchildren

Several Nieces, Nephews & Cousins

George is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Marie; and brothers, Harvy and Jim.

He was born February 11, 1935 in Springfield, Illinois the son of Harry and Florence Hoffert Bennett.

George is a member of the Athens Christian Church. He was a greeter at Wal-mart for eight years and a diesel mechanic for Altorfer for 30 years.

He enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with his grandkids and great-greandkids.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Camp Butler National Cemetery. Rev. Ken Gennicks officiating.

Memorials can be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital. Mott & Henning Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


  1. Susan and Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.

    With our deepest sympathy,

    Kevin and Eva Lipe and Family

  2. We were really sorry to hear about George’s passing. You are in our thoughts. Family of Jeanne Port and the late Alan Port

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