Robert “Benjy” Bennett, Salem, Ohio

Stark Memorial Funeral Home

January 28, 2020

Robert "Benjy" Bennett, Salem, Ohio - obit
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SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Robert “Benjy” Bennett, age 68, died Tuesday, January 28, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center.

He was born February 8, 1951 in Alliance, Ohio, the son of the late Robert A and Doris (Lepsesty) Bennett.

Bob was a 1969 graduate of Salem High School.

He was owner/operator of Bennett Painting.

Bob loved football and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelerd, Ohio State Buckeyes and Salem Quaker fan. He worked for several different well-known rock bands in the area over the years. Bob also spent much of his free time with his beloved family and friends.

Survivors include a son, Zach Bennett of San Diego, California; two sisters, Linda Herron of Fernandina Beach, Florida and Patricia (Stephen) Sanders of Salem; a brother, Edward Bennett of Salem; a brother-in-law, Rick Herron of Salem; three nephews, Jason Herron, Matthew Herron and Derek Sanders and a niece, Alissa Sanders Treen.

A Celebration of Bob’s life will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the American Slovak Club.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

To send condolences, visit www.starkmemorial.com.

To send flowers to Robert “Benjy” G. Bennett’s family, please visit our floral section.

A television tribute will air Friday, January 31, at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. on MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus additional spots throughout the day on WYTV, FOX and MyYTV.

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