Kenneth “Kenny” Wayne Bennett, 62, of Mineral, VA, left this life for his heavenly home on Sunday, February 22, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Ronceverte, WV.
He was a graduate of Greenbrier East High School in Fairlea, WV, and was a Marine Corps veteran.
In his lifetime, he had multiple occupations, but ended with his two favorite, as manager of Lake Anna Marina and bus driver for Louisa County Public Schools. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time on the lake. He loved helping others and serving in his community. He is one of the founders of and the former rescue captain of Lake Anna Rescue Inc., as well as former chief of the Bumpass Fire Department.
He is survived by his two children, Timothy Bennett of Anchorage, AK, and Melanie Parker of Chester, VA; their mother, Velvie Bennett; three grandchildren, Phoebe, Jeremiah, and Joseph; former spouse, Linda Bennett; special friend, Kim Robertson; and siblings, Jewel Moore of Covington, VA, Joan Earl of Las Vegas, NV, Richard Bennett of Ronceverte, and Teresa Lewis of Montgomery, WV.
Family will receive visitors at Lake Anna Rescue at 300 Bumpass Road, Bumpass, VA 23034, on Sunday, March 1, 2015, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM.
Funeral services will also be held at Lake Anna Rescue on Monday, March 2, at 11 AM, immediately followed by graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, please, send a donation in his honor to Lake Anna Rescue Inc. Click here for donation details.
Online guestbook is available at www.larifh.com.
Lacy Funeral Home in Mineral is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the February 25, 2015 edition of the West Virginia Daily News.