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O. Henry Bennett

October 18, 1949 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 70)


O. HENRY BENNETT, age 70, of Washington CH, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 6:04 a.m. at Court House Manor.

He was born on October 18, 1949 in Fayette County to Vernon Keith and Wilma Mae Estle Bennett. He had attended Miami Trace High School. Henry had worked several factory jobs during his adult years. He was a fun and loving brother, uncle, and friend. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, working on cars, and being with his family.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Keith “Buck” Bennett; great-niece, Gracie Morris; best-friend, Donnie Chuck Reeves; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Survivors include his siblings, Ronnie (Audrey) Bennett, Vernon (Brenda) Bennett, Katy Hall, and Debra (Paul) Knorr, whom Henry resided with for eighteen months before entering Court House Manor; sister-in-law, Phyliss Bennett; extended family members, Don and Betty Reeves, Joe and Leslie Reeves, and Steve and Stacy Reeves. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Summers Funeral Home to help cover final funeral expenses.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Summers Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Hodge officiating with burial to follow at the Washington Cemetery. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 4-8:00 p.m.

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March 12, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Summers Funeral Home
223 W. Market St.
Washington CH, OH 43160

Funeral Service
March 13, 2020

1:00 PM
Summers Funeral Home
223 W. Market St.
Washington CH, OH 43160

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