MOUNT VERNON — John W. Bennett, 75, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 7, 2012, at the Country Court Nursing Center.
He was born July 3, 1936, in Baton Rouge, La., son of the late John and Cloria (Bowman) Bennett. John was a retired truck driver for Blue Sky Transportation.
John is survived by his son, Wade Bennett of Baton Rouge, La.; stepson, Steve; stepdaughter, Evelyn of Mount Vernon; brother, Ernest (Jackie) Bennett of Mount Vernon; a sister, Joan White of Canton, Texas; a sister-in-law, Linda Bennett of Mount Vernon.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (Stoutenburg) Bennett; a brother, Edmond Bennett; and a sister, Dolly Stark.
A graveside service will be Friday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. in Brandon Cemetery.
Private condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.snyderfuneralhomes.com. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of John W. Bennett.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.