Randy L. Bennett, 58
Posted on January 12, 2013
Randy L. Bennett, 58, of Markle, passed away at 3:53 p.m. Jan. 8, 2013, at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Randy was a 1972 graduate of Madison Heights High School and was a member of the band and had served as drum major. In 1973 he started working at General Motors in Anderson and became a member of Local 663 of the United Auto Workers. He retired from General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly Plant in 2008 and was a member of UAW Local 2209.
He was a proud member, mentor and sponsor of Alcoholics Anonymous with 20 years of sobriety. He was a proud participant with the Relay for Life. He was an avid NASCAR fan and a knife and coin collector.
He was born Oct. 4, 1954, in Anderson to Irma Everitt Bennett.
He married Anne O. Williamson Worley June 3, 1989. His wife survives.
Also surviving are a son, Michael (Jennifer) Worley of Carmel; two daughters, Polly (Bob) Needler of Noblesville and Jill (Mark) Savage of Lexington, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Gavin David Worley, Bobby Needler, Cameron Needler, Andrew Needler, Tyler Savage, Parker Savage and Ryanne Savage; a cousin, Lisa Bradley of Illinois; and his beloved dog Bella.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Irma J. Stroud, and his grandparents, Ray and Letha Everitt.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Turnpointe Community Church, 500 W. Logan St., Markle, with Pastor Mike Shroyer officiating.
Online condolences: www.myersfuneralhomes.com
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