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Neil Gordon Bennett

October 4, 1940 ~ April 4, 2021 (age 80)


Neil G. Bennett Jr., age 80 of  Mount Gilead died Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.  He was born on October 4, 1940 in Marion to the late Neil and Regina (Levings) Bennett Sr.

Neil worked for Glenwood Range in Delaware as a general laborer until he retired. He loved playing Bingo and fishing. Neil would fish 24/7 if he could.

Neil married Elaine (Bunker) Bennett who preceded him in death.

Neil is survived by 4 children: Rhonda (David) Britton of Prospect, Amy (Bart) Bowman of Delaware, David (Dora) Bennett of Fredericktown, and Richard (Charlyn) Bennett of Prospect; a brother, Gary (Cherry Miracle) Bennett and 3 sister, Nancy Ray, Shirley Henson, and Judy (Art) Davis all of Marengo; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, Neil was preceded in death by three brothers, George, Richard, and Danny Bennett.

Friends may call on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM at Gompf Funeral Home, 440 Center Street in Cardington.  The funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 4:30 pm with Pastor Brad Duncan officiating.  Masks need to be worn while in the funeral home.

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Public Viewing
April 9, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Gompf Funeral Service (Cardington)

Funeral Service
April 9, 2021

4:30 PM
Gompf Funeral Service (Cardington)

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