WILLIAMSTON – Winston R. Bennett, of Cadillac, formerly of Williamston, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 18, 2011 at the age of 89.
Born February 19, 1922 to Roger and Jesse Bennett in Williamston. Mr. Bennett served honorably in the U.S. Marines with Edson’s Raiders during WWII. He was a life member of the American Legion of Haslett and a member of the Victory Outreach Church in Cadillac.
Surviving are his wife, of 44 years, Priscilla Bennett; daughters, Muriel (Robert) Emmer, Penny (Terry) Secor, Bonnie (Bill) Toaz, Yvonne (Gary) Bumbaugh, Shirl Cook; sons, Roger Denison, Monty (Cindy) Bennett, James (Sheila) Denison, Frank Bennett; 130 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Jacki Denison; sister-in-law, Evelyn Bennett; special nieces, Nancy (Jerry) Webb and Peggy Dixon as well as several other nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; son, Jeffrey Denison; brother, Otto Bennett and sister, Violet Haight.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 22, 2011 at Chapel in the Pines Funeral Home with Pastor James Helmboldt of Victory Outreach Church as officiant. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan at 932 N. Mitchell, Cadillac, Mich., 49601.