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Chester M. Bennett, 67, Adair County native, KY (1966-2014)

He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He retired after 32 years from SKF, Inc., and attended Glasgow Wesleyan Church. He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Barren County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son o fhe late Riley Bennett and Leoner Blaydes Bennett. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Smith of Glasgow. He leaves two direct living descendants and may relatives in the Columbia, KY area as well as Glasgow and elsewhere.
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Chester M. Bennett, 67, of Glasgow, gained his angel wings surrounded by his loving family at his home, Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Funeral service will be Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 1pmCT, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, 201 E Washington Street, Glasgow with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens, 1504 Happy Vally Road, Glasgow, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT, Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Chester M. Bennett, 67, Adair County native, KY (1966-2014)

He was born the son of the late Riley Bennett and Leoner Blaydes Bennett and was raised in Adair County, KY. He died Sunday, November 2, 2014, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 67 years.

He married his sweetheart, Betty Smith, on September 3, 1966.

He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Chester retired after 32 years from SKF, Inc., and attended Glasgow Wesleyan Church.

Leaving behind to cherish his legacy is his beloved wife and best friend of 48 years, Betty of Glasgow; a loving and devoted daughter, Shannon Garcia (Manuel) of Glasgow, one grandson, who was his pride and joy, "Tootle" Cody Lucas of Glasgow, also surviving is Catherine Sanders of Springfield, TN, who he told everyone was his adopted daughter, three brothers, Coy Bennett (Carol), Carol Wayne Bennett and Raymond Bennett all of Columbia, KY, four sisters; Earline Mays (Glen) of Lebanon, TN, Mayrine Gill (Alvin) of Nicholasville, KY, Louise Rainwater & Rosie Bennett both of Columbia, KY, several nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Lennis & Ray Bennett. This obituary information is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.

This story was posted on 2014-11-03 17:37:18

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