Larry Stanton Bennett passed away Monday, April 19, 2021 at his home. A resident of Shoals, he was 82. He was born August 2, 1938, the son of Sophronia and James Bennett of Mount Vernon, Indiana.
He was a 1956 Graduate of Mount Vernon High School and served in the Indiana National Guard. He married Linda Sue Cook on February 12, 1972 and she survives. Larry was employed by Buehlor’s Foods in Loogootee, The Shoals News and the Jay C Store.
Larry was a great sports fan. He was a follower of all things track and field. The Saint Louis Cardinals were his favorite team, he coached Little League Baseball and Jr. High Track and Field at Shoals Jr and Sr High School. He was a member of the Loogootee United Methodist Church and participated in many ministries. His years as the assistant at the church preschool was the highlight of his life.
He is survived by his wife Linda; and one brother, Ron (Pam) Bennett of Mount Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Wanda Bennett; and one brother, John Bennett.
No services are planned at this time.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.