Kenneth L. Bennett

January 26, 1940 - January 16, 2021
Kenneth L. Bennett


Kenneth L. Bennett age 80 of Wilmington passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021.

Kenneth was born in Richmond County, NC on January 26, 1940 to Kenneth Maynard Bennett and Myrtle Mae Piner Bennett.

Kenneth was a proud military veteran serving in the US Army, US Marines discharged with the rank of Sgt Major with 15 years of service, and retired as a Merchant Marine.

He is survived by his son and daughter in-law, Kenneth L. Bennett, Jr. and Susan from Punta Gorda, FL; and daughter and son in-law, Amy and Dallas Soeder; brothers Robbie Bennett and wife Barbara, and Roy Edward Bennett; and sister Betty Jean Beck. Two grandchildren, Christina Johnson and Kenneth Stephen Bennett.

No services are planned at this time. His urn will be placed at the Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.


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  • January 20, 2021
    Suzanne Gibson says:
    WE THE MEMBERS OF THE VFW AUXILIARY 1162 LOCATED IN 606 LAKE AVE PLYMOUTH INDIANA 46563 WE ARE SADDEN TO HEAR OF KENNETH'S PASSING OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS MAY GOD;S HEALING HANDS BE AROUND ALWAYS AND GIVE YOU COMFORT THAT KENNETH HIS WITH HIS FATHER GOD AND WILL BE ANGEL THAT WILL BE WITH YOU ALL AT ALL TIMES LOOK FOR HIM AND HE WILL BE THERE TO GUIDE AND PROTECT AND COMFORT YOU - KNOW THAT YOU WILL SEE HIM AGAIN GOD BLESS SUZANNE GIBSON VFW 1162 AUXILIARY CHAPLAIN

  • January 22, 2021
    Frank and Patsy Lackey says:
    As a friend of more than 30 years, you have always had my respect. Rest in peace my friend.