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Robert "Bob" Sidney Bennett

February 22, 1933 ~ September 4, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Robert "Bob" Sidney Bennett

 


Your Life was a blessing

Your memory a treasure

You are loved beyond words

And missed beyond measure
 


Visitation will take place

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

3:00pm-8:00pm

Fred Wood Funeral Home

36100 Five Mile Road

Livonia, Michigan 48154


The funeral Mass will be held

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Instate 9:30am  Mass 10:00am

St. Kenneth Catholic Church

14951 N Haggerty Road

Plymouth, MI 48170


Interment will take place

Thursday, September 10, 2020

10:30am

Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Rd

Holly, MI 48442


In loving memory of Robert memorial contributions can be directed to Arbor Hospice

ARBOR HOSPICE

2366 Oak Valley Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48103


Age 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 4, 2020. Beloved husband of Marcia for 64 wonderful years. Loving father of Gregory, Debra (Bradley) Dalgleish, and Robin (James) Micallef. Cherished grandfather of Zachary, Connor, Shane, Dylan, Carolyn “CJ”, and Rhett. Dear brother of Bonnie (Louis) Blank, Virginia “Toots” Lyons, and David (Marty) Kellett. He leaves behind many other loving family members and friends. Robert was a very proud U.S. Army veteran and American. He loved his family and his 58’ red Corvette. Robert belonged to many car clubs over the years and enjoyed frequenting car shows.

Robert "Bob"Bennett was born on February 22,1933 to Virginia Bennett and John Kellett of Saginaw Michigan.  Upon Graduation from High  School, Bob Joined the United States Army and became part of the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  Bob was a very proud Veteran. He leaves behind his loving wife of 64 years, Marcia Bennett. The world is a lessor place in the absence of Robert. Bob was employed by Ford Motor Company, where he retired after 30 years. He was very proud and loved his Children, Grandchildren, and Grand Dogs. His prize possession was his classic car "the red job" a 1958 classic corvette! Spending many years enjoying car shows and winning over 200 trophies  and plaques. Meeting many people along the way. Bob Loved the casino, was a master at the lottery, enjoyed traveling with his wife in the winter, Bob was a true American hero and held a high standard for Faith, Family, and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 8, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fred Wood Funeral Home
36100 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154

Instate
Wednesday
September 9, 2020

9:30 AM
St. Kenneth Catholic Church
14951 N Haggerty Rd
Plymouth Township, Michigan 48170

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
September 9, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Kenneth Catholic Church
14951 N Haggerty Rd
Plymouth Township, Michigan 48170

Interment and Military Honors
Thursday
September 10, 2020

10:30 AM
Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Road
Holly, Michigan 48442

Donations

Arbor Hospice
2366 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor MI 48103
Web: http://http://www.arborhospice.org

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