Mr. Olen Larry Bennett passed away Monday, July 13, 2020, at his residence. He was 76.
Funeral services will be held 2 P.M., Thursday. July 16, 2020 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends at Keahey Funeral Home one hour prior to services. Interment will follow at Mitchell Cemetery in Loango with military honors. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Strickland, John Taylor Ballard, Chris Bennett, John Collier and Eddie Cofield, Clarence Quates and Dan Spikes.
Larry was survived by his daughters, Kerry (Michael) Strickland of Straughn; Tammy Bennett of Tennessee; brothers, Ray (Sharon) Bennett of Andalusia, Kenneth (Zelma) Bennett of Loango; sisters, Ann Ballard of Andalusia, Carolyn (Bobby) Dean of Carolina Community, Sara Phillips of Homosassa; grandchildren, Mary Beth Alexander, Austin Alexander, Jacob Crosby, Kaylyn Crosby. Larry was preceded in death by his wife, Nan Boswell Bennett, daughter, Sonya Bennett; and grandson Wyatt Myers. A lifelong resident of Loango, he worked as a Production Foreman at Conoco Oil Company and served in the U.S. Army. Twenty-five years ago, he founded the Grain Bin Hunting Club of Luverne, and was a passionate hunter, fisherman and Harley Davidson rider. He was very involved in the Red Level VFW Post 4388, loved gardening and was a private pilot. He will be greatly missed.
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