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William Earl Bennett

 
December 14, 1947 - January 27, 2017
 

William Earl Bennett, 69, of Springfield, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 14, 1947, to Arthur and Margaret (Rodemer) Bennett. He married Theresa Rotherham on October 8, 1988, and she survives.

Also surviving are his daughter, Lindsey (Adam Larrison) Bennett of Avon, IN; two step-children: Dennis Sanderfield of Springfield and Bridgett Redman of Springfield; three brothers: David A. Bennett of Leland Grove, James A. (Leslie) Bennett of St. Louis, MO, Steven B. (Sandhya) Bennett of Falls Church, VA, several grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He was owner and operator of Mr. B’s IGA, Old Lux, and Bernie & Betty’s. He was also a United States Air Force veteran.
He was a great friend and uncle to many, and loved spending time with his family and friends.

Memorial Gathering: 5-7 pm, Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Graveside Service: 10 am, Friday, February 3, 2017 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail.

A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.


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