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Vernon Dale Bennett, 65, Adair County, KY (1953-2019)

He was a musician for a local country/rock band known at the Sterlings, a former auto detailer, a carpenter and mechanic.

Vernon Dale Bennett departed this life on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Columbia at his home. He was 65 years of age.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

He was the son of the late Morris Vernon and Evelyn (Tabor) Bennett, born April 15, 1953 in Adair County, KY. He was of the Baptist Faith, a former auto detailer, a carpenter and mechanic and was a musician for a local country/rock band known at the Sterlings.

Survivors include two sons - Bobby Bennett of Columbia and Juston Bennett of Russell Springs; three grandchildren - Nathan and Delaney Bennett and Minley Bennett; a special friend - Anita Napier of Columbia.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Gale Bennett.

At the request of Dale, cremation rites were honored by L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville.

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Vernon Dale Bennett, 65, Adair County, KY (1953-2019)

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