Gerald Wayne Bennett

Gerald Wayne Bennett, 83, of Cave City, died Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at his home. He was born March 27, 1935 in White County, Arkansas to the late Garvin Velmer and Edna Dean (Ramsey) Bennett. Gerald was a retired United States Navy Veteran, a Master Mason, active in the Evening Shady VFW post, and also a member of the Mt. View California, DeAnza Lodge No. 194. He enjoyed oval track and drag racing. He was a very knowledgeable mechanic and good at what he did.
He is survived by his children, Sheila Allen, Valerie Allen, Ben Bennett and Anita Kearney; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be 12:00-1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the Powell Funeral Home in Bald Knob with services beginning immediately at 1:00 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow in the Kensett Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home Bald Knob-Judsonia. www.powellfuneralhome.net