|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1911|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1997|
Robert "Bob" P. Bennett, 86, Shelbyville, died today.
Born on Oct. 2, 1911, in Shelby County, s/o John and Grace (Alley) Bennett. 1938, married Ruth (Ropp) Bennett, who died Oct. 7, 1986.
Lifelong resident of Shelby County. Professional painter. Employed at Nu-Kraft for 13 years.
Veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army as an engineer and a truck driver. Served nine months in North Africa and two years in Italy.
Member of Town and Country Christian Church, Shelbyville.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Bennett, Greenfield; four daughters, Mrs. Earl (Marilyn) Lancaster, Fairland, Mrs. Bill (Charlotte) Hensley and Mrs. John (Carol) Fowler, both of Shelbyville, and Mrs. Jack (Marsha) James, Rushville; a brother, Carl Bennett, Indianapolis; three sisters, Martha Schuneman, Indianapolis, and Katherine Zell and Dorothy Moberly, both of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Preceded in death by a son and a brother.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home with the Rev. Rod Beheler officiating. Burial Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions Town and Country Christian Church.
Vera Ruth Ropp Bennett (1918 - 1986)*
Forest Hill Cemetery
Plot: Sec 17-Row 12-West to East
Created by: Rochelle Riordan
Record added: Apr 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14099133