Graveside services for Roy Neill Bennett, 83, of Brady and formerly of Liberty, were held at noon Monday, Jan. 21 at Placid Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday morning at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady.

He passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 in San Angelo.

He was born at the family home in Marlin on Sept. 22, 1935 to John Allen Bennett Sr. and Sarah Emaline (York) Bennett. He joined the U.S. Army after high school graduation. He married Barbara Ann Stuart on Oct. 21, 1960 in Richland Springs. 

Survivors include his wife, Barbara, of Brady; sons, Ronnie Bennett and wife Michele of Vidor and Steven Bennett and wife Martha of Rochelle; daughter Laura Bennett of Brady; brother David Bennett and wife Diane of Ozark, Missouri; sisters, Lola Mae Brunson of Carrollton, Arlena Mullins of Waco, Helen Taylor of Grand Prairie, and Betty Fleischhauer and husband Raymond of Riesel; grandchildren, Joshua Bennett, Jacob Bennett, Elizabeth Plumley, John Bennett and Emily Bennett; great-grandchildren Kennedy, Kadence and Kenzie; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Beatrice V. Bragg and Ruby Dell Honaker; and brothers, John Allen Bennett Jr., Willie I. Bennett, M.L. (Pug) Bennett Albert Roger Bennett and Don R. Bennett.