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William Thomas Bennett

Staff Reports • Dec 22, 2017 at 3:13 PM

Visitation for Mr. Bennett will be held Tuesday, Dec. 26 from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 27 from 10-11 a.m. at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville. A life celebration service will be held at 11 a.m. at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville, followed by interment with military honors at the Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery in Pegram.

Mr. Bennett, 69, passed away, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.

Born Aug. 19, 1948, he was the son of the late Arelious “Gobb” Bennett and Van Darious (Sensing) Bennett.

William was retired from the TVA, where he was a production supervisor at the electric plant in Gallatin. Toward the end of his career, his responsibilities included the training of newer employees at the plant. William was also a Vietnam-era veteran of the Air Force. In his free time, William was an avid NASCAR fan and especially enjoyed following Dale Earnhardt Jr.

He is survived by his two sons, William T. Bennett II, of Lebanon, Terry B. Bennett, of Hartsville; two sisters, Shirley Hines, of Woodbury, Joyce Boner, of Crossville; his wife, Linda D. Bennett, of Lucedale, Mississippi; and six grandchildren, Wyatt, Abigail, Roman, Katie, Ashley and Nikki.

Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville is in charge of arrangements.

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