2018-10-18 / Obituaries

Charles "Chuck" Bennett

CHARLES “CHUCK” BENNETT passed away at his home on Monday, October 1, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Charles was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1934. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin and Verna Bennett. He is one of four children. He was a member of the Mt. Morris Church of Christ. Charles served in the United States Navy. He was a millwright out of Local #1102, which he retired from. Chuck enjoyed big family gatherings which he and his wife, Addie, often had. Chuck was a man ready to go in the drop of a hat. He and his wife enjoyed traveling in their camper. Chuck’s main hobby was woodworking and restoring old furniture; he also enjoyed putting puzzles together and had quite a large collection. Chuck was a man who was more than happy to lend a helping hand no matter how large or small the project was. You could find him with a hammer dangling from his tool belt or a wrench in his hand and has guided his grandchildren through many car repairs.

Chuck is survived by daughter, Vickie Bentley & husband, Randy; son, Gary Tyree & wife, Diane; daughter, Terry Davis & husband, Steve; daughter, Kim Bryant & husband, Dan; daughter, Shannon Fries; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister-in-law, June Bennett; and many nieces and nephews.

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Addie; three brothers.

A Celebration of life memorial service was held Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Mt. Morris Church of Christ, 1262 South St. Mt. Morris, MI 48458. Pastor Jim Watson officiated. In accordance with Chuck’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

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