Bobby Gene Bennett Sr. of Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. He was 61, years, one month and eight days of age. He was born on June 22, 1955 in Jellico, Tennessee to the late Clarence Bennett and Edna (Gibson) Bennett. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lee Bennett, Thomas Bennett and Tony Bennett; and a sister, Lois Baker.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Rains) Bennett of Williamsburg; five children, Bobby Bennett Jr. and wife Evie of Corbin, and Tonya Bennett (Jonathan Powell), Thomas Bennett and wife Tosha, Melissa Bennett (Casey Adkins) and Billy Bennett and wife Meagan, all of Williamsburg; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Carl Bennett and Ray Bennett of Williamsburg and Russell of Sterns, Kentucky; special friends of the family, Jamie Bennett and Sue Tucker; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 12 noon until the funeral hour on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Croley Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Allan officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.