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Billy Eugene Bennett
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1924
Scotts Bluff County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2012
Platte County
Wyoming, USA

Billy E. Bennett, 88, died of natural causes Thursday, November 1, 2012 in Wheatland.

He was born June 9, 1924 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska the son of Perry Oscar and Josie (Martin) Bennett.

Billy went to school in Scottsbluff County Nebraska. He served in the United States Marines during World War II, entering the service on May 8, 1944 and was stationed on Iwo Jima during its occupation. After being stationed in Japan, Billy was honorably discharged in April 1946.

He married Alvina Kautz on November 28, 1948. He farmed with his brother in Nebraska before moving to a farm east of Wheatland in January 1950, where he farmed until his death. He was a member of the Laramie Peak VFW Post #3558 and he enjoyed fishing when time would allow him to get away. He and Alvina also enjoyed being "Snowbirds" in Arizona since 1978.

He is survived by his wife, Alvina Bennett of Wheatland; sons, Alan (Marjorie) Bennett of Wheatland and Wayne (Dena) Bennett of Eagle River, Alaska; grandchildren, Alan (Alena) Bennett Jr., Joel Bennett, and Lisa (Tim) Phelps all of Wheatland, and Stacy (Joshua)Worby of Eagle River; great grandchildren, Austin, Broderic, Collin, Caysha, Benjamin, Ethan, Annabelle, and Kendall.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Perry Oscar and Josie Bennett; son, Raymond Bennett; brothers, Marvin, Melvin and Thomas Bennett; and sister, Betty Phillips.
Family links: 
  Perry Oscar Bennett (1883 - 1953)
  Josie Lilas Martin Bennett (1888 - 1963)
  Raymond Perry Bennett (1953 - 1957)*
  Marvin Oakley Bennett (1905 - 1988)*
  Melvin Perry Bennett (1907 - 1993)*
  Betty Bernice Bennett Phillips (1909 - 1993)*
  Billy Eugene Bennett (1924 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Wheatland Cemetery
Platte County
Wyoming, USA
Created by: Lostnwyomn
Record added: Nov 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100265727
Billy Eugene Bennett
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Billy Eugene Bennett
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Billy Eugene Bennett
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