Robert E. "Bob" Bennett, son of the late Paul and Sadie Aslin Bennett, was born in Bloomfield on Dec. 15, 1927, and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at the age of 78.
He was a resident of Bloomfield and taught agriculture in Bloomfield High School several years before his retirement. His passion was taking care of his cattle, and he enjoyed playing golf as a hobby. He attended the First United Methodist Church in Dexter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Gene Bennett.
Visitation will be held in the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield from 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2006.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2006, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home with Rev. Louis Lowe officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are requested to the Salvation Army or the First United Methodist Church of Dexter.