KUTTAWA, Ky. - Robert (Bob) Bennett, 70, of Kuttawa, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, in Deaconess Hospital in Evansville , IN.
Mr. Bennett was retired from the KY State Penitentiary as Superintendent of their water department. He was a member of Kuttawa United Methodist Church and a member of the church choir. He was a member of Joppa Masonic Lodge #167 in Eddyville where he also served as secretary of the lodge. He was also a member of Rizpah Shrine Temple in Madisonville. Mr. Bennett had served on the Lyon County Board of Education from 1985 until 1996.
He is survived by one son, Danny Bennett of Lexington; two daughters: Page Greene and husband, Chuck, of Kuttawa, Ellen Crady and husband, Jamie, of Murray; five grandchildren, Trey Greene, Charleigh Greene, Tristan Crady, Cameron Crady and Conner Bennett. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Norma Allen of Kuttawa..
He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Patricia Allen Bennett. His parents were Robert Dan “Rob” Bennett Sr. and Dorothy Potter Bennett.
Services are scheduled for 2:30 P.M. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Kuttawa United Methodist Church with Rev. Jesse Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Doom Chapel Cemetery with graveside Masonic rites.
Visitation will be 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour of 2:30 P.M. at Kuttawa United Methodist Church In Kuttawa.
Memorials may be made to: Rainbow After School Program, ATTN: Connie Riley, Kuttawa United Methodist Church , P.O. Box 78 , Kuttawa , KY. 42055.
Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville is handling arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to Lakeland Funeral Home’s website: lakelandchapel.com
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