WESTON — Baxter Wayne Bennett, 77, of Buckhannon, passed away on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was born on Jan. 20, 1936 to the late Silas Willard Bennett and Nora (Gregory) Bennett. On July 9, 1955 he married Ethel Gay (Wentz) Bennett who survives.
In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons: Mike and Kim Bennett, John and Pat Bennett, and Chris and June Bennett all of Buckhannon. Also surviving are five grandchildren: Ryan Bennett, Chad and Sasha Bennett, Aaron and Haley Bennett, Ashleigh Bennett, and Leah Bennett, and one great-grandchild: Socia Bennett, one brother: Bryan and Karen Bennett. In addition to his father and mother Baxter was also preceded in death by two brothers: Jim Bennett and Beuford Bennett and one sister: Wilma Reed.
Baxter Wayne Bennett was Baptist by faith and was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church at Hall. Mr. Bennett loved to coon and deer hunt and fish. Coon hunting was his favorite. He also loved to watch boxing and the UFC. He was a devoted family man who dearly loved his family.
A private funeral service will take place and interment will follow services, Mr. Bennett will be laid to rest in the Bethany Baptist Cemetery in Hall. Memories and expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family at hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
The Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the Bennett family.