March 20 1941 January 22 2020 (age 78)
Obituary Mr. Ernest Lee Bennett age 78 of Barbourville, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at his home. He was the son of Cecil E. Bennett and Mary (Fuson) Bennett born to them on March 20, 1941 in Barbourville, Kentucky. Ernest graduated from Union College in Barbourville and taught Chemistry, Science and Biology at Knox Central for twenty-two years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Mary Bennett, one son, Ernie Joe Bennett and two brothers, Justus Bennett and J. Edward Bennett. Ernest is survived by his daughter Andria Bennett of Syracuse, New York, one sister Ruby Jean Bennett Smith of Corbin, Kentucky, one brother Ralph Bennett of Jacksboro, Tennessee and Wendell Smith who he raised as a son. He also leaves behind special friends Brenda Bryant, Valerie Lynn, Doris Bennett and Bill Howard along with a host of many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Bennett will be conducted on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Jerry Vaughn and Rev. Tommy Frazier officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Croley Cemetery at Bryant Store. Pallbearers will be Mark Bennett, Trevor Bennett, James Runyon and other family & friends. Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service at 2:00 p.m. To the Bennett family, the staff of the Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home would like to offer you our heartfelt sympathy during your time of bereavement. To send flowers to Ernest’s family, please visit our floral section.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ernest Lee Bennett March 20 1941 January 22 2020 (age 78).
Death notice for the town of: Barbourville, state: Kentucky