Mr. Hiram “Rusty” Bennett, Jr. age 69 of Marianna passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Bay Medical Center. He was a resident of Jackson County for 50 years and was a member of St. Lukes’ Episcopal Church. The most important things in his life were his family and his pets. He was an avid Alabama football fan and loved spending time at “The Lake”.
He was preceded in death by his father Hiram F. Bennett.
Survivors include his mother Nettye Joe Bennett of Sneads, his loving wife of 48 years, Mimi Bennett of Marianna; sons Jeremy Shayne Bennett of Panama City Beach, Byron Austin Bennett and wife Heather of Milton, FL.; brothers Joe Bennett and wife, Selisa of Sneads and Greg Bennett of Gainesville; sister, Susan Dapheny Lewis and husband, Ray of Lake City, FL; grandchildren Camden Bennett, Grayson Bennett, Isabella Bennett and a host of nieces and nephews.
A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6 to 8 P.M. at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with interment to follow at Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Mac McSwain, Jamie Holland, Don Potts, Sonny McArthur, Chuck Lockey, Terry Davis, Scott Paramore, and Mickey King.
Flowers will be accepted or donation may be given to the charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Bennett.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.