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Louis T. "Lou" Bennett, 83, Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017, peacefully in his sleep.
A celebration of life will be Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at First Church of the Nazarene in Kokomo, with visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. and a service at 6 p.m. Pastor Joe Smith, his grandson, of Northview Church will be officiating. Mr. Bennett proudly will be laid to rest at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Louie was born in Franklin, Kentucky, on Oct. 31, 1933. He graduated from Kokomo High School and joined the U.S. Navy after high school, and later was a member of the National Guard.
Louie was employed by Delco Electronics for 33 years in Kokomo.
Louie is survived by his wife, JoAnn Bennett; five children, Jeff Smith (Diane), Julie Cantu (Bill), Nick Bennett (Peggy), Jennifer Smith, and Jodi Johnson. He also had a full life of love and entertainment with eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Louie was preceded in death by his mother, Essie Shadowen; his son, Randy Bennett; and his sister, Kathryn Storie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Indiana Funeral Care is in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 11, 2017
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