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Russell E. Bennett

February 22, 1936 — January 21, 2021

Vandalia, Ohio

Russell E. Bennett

Age 84, of Vandalia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at his home. Russell was born February 22, 1936 in Dayton to Ronald K. Bennett and Catherine (Pierce) Bennett-Davy. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his step-father, Charles Davy; and by two sisters, Roberta Hanky & Kay Beaver.

Russell was a U. S. Air Force veteran having served during the Korean War. He was a member of the Vandalia American Legion Post # 668 and the Vandalia AMVETS Post # 99.

Russell is survived by his loving wife of the past 51 years, Mary J. (Hill) Bennett; one son, Russell Keith Bennett & his wife, Quinta Tambe; one granddaughter, Stella Bennett; sister, Phyllis Halm; and by his beloved beagle, Orlando.

The family will be receiving friends from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, at Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. Interment with military honors will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Tipp City.

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morton and Whetstone Funeral Home

139 South Dixie Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morton and Whetstone Funeral Home

139 South Dixie Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377

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