Edward H. Bennett

Died: Sun., Jul. 10, 2016

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BENNETT, EDWARD H. SR., born Sept. 2, 1939 in Camden, N.J., passed away Sun., July 10, 2016 at home in Fort Pierce, FL.  Graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1958. Before retiring in 2002 he was a builder of custom homes in the Ocean County area and retired as head of the building dept. of Long Beach Township.  He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Vero Beach, FL., a former member of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Altavista, VA., and Calvary Baptist Church in Parkertown, N.J., where he served as a trustee for many years and was active in the AWANA program.  Ed was also a former member of West Tuckerton Fire Co.  He loved the Lord, his family, fishing everyday with Jim, and Disney World. 

Ed is survived by his wife Peggy (Rutter) of 56 years.  They were blessed with 4 sons, Edward Bennett Jr. and Eileen, James Bennett, David Bennett and Judy, Michael Bennett and Jennifer.  He had 9 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and former daughter-in-law Carol Gray and sister Wilma VanSciver, of Fort Myers, FL.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sat., July 23, at 11:00 AM at Calvary Baptist Church, 850 Railroad Ave., Little Egg Harbor. 

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charlene oconnor
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
To the Bennett Family,
So sorry to read about your loss. May the good Lord rest his hands upon your hearts at this difficult time.
With Sincerest Sympathy,
Charlene (Jillson) O'Connor

Michael Morey
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
I was always happy to see Mr.Bennett while growing up seeing him at many baseball games watching his boys.So sorry for your loss.


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