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Grady S. Bennett

Graveside service for Mr. Grady S. Bennett will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Todd Elliott officiating.

Mr. Bennett, age 90 of Lebanon passed away peacefully April 13, 2024, at Wilson Manor with his family by his side.

Born September 29, 1933, in Macon County, he is the son of the late Webster and Eunice Linville Bennett.  He was a 1952 graduate of Lebanon High School and served in the Tennessee National Guard for nine years.  He worked for Robertshaw LUX Time for thirty five years, and then on to sell real estate with J. T. Harvey for seventeen years.  He was a very active member of the Lebanon Jaycees for many years.  He was a gentleman and always a friend to all.  He loved music and played bass in two bands.  He received his commercial pilot’s license, and loved flying planes out of the Lebanon Airport.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of fifty seven years, Evalena Castleman Bennett on October 21, 2017; sister, Omadell Bennett; and five brothers, Floyd, Comer, Carl, Upton and Bob Bennett.

He is survived by brother in law, Ron (Diane) Castleman; sisters in law, Janice Copley, Bettye (Allen) Mason, and Hazel Bennett; nieces, Gayle Bennett, Kathy Bennett, Betty Ford, Renee Castleman, Sonia Castleman, Cherie Gray, Leanne Copley, Kristen Day, and Sara Hjelm; nephews, Joe Bennett, Mase Mason, Dwayne Copley, Andrew Copley, and Joe Castleman.

Memorials may be made to Sherry’s Hope, PO Box 8, Lebanon, TN 37088.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Haywood barry says:
    Grady is one of the finest men I have known. We became good friends back when we were delivering newspapers in the 4o’s and 50’s. I know he will be missed. My condolences to his family and his many friends.
  2. Glenda baddour Palmer says:
    Grady was my friend for many years. He was an usher in my wedding many years ago. He was a wonderful man and be missed
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  4. Tom Lynch says:
    Grady was a long time custmer. I always enjoyed the converstaions I had with him. He was a great man. He will be missed.
  5. Royce jackson says:
    Long time since I’ve seen Grady, but I always remember him as being kind and caring about others.May he rest peacefully with the grace of GOD!
  6. Tammy L Noreault says:
    My time with Grady was brief. However, it didn’t take long to see what an amazing man he was. I was blessed to know him. Condolences to his family. He leaves a big void. ♥️