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Capt. Fred Earl Bennett, Jr. , (USAF - Ret)

Obituary for Capt. Fred Earl Bennett, Jr. , (USAF - Ret)

February 23, 1943 - June 9, 2020
Poteet, Texas | Age 77


Fred Earl Bennett, Jr., age 77, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at his home in Poteet, Texas. Fred was born on February 23, 1943 to Mable Lynn and Fred Earl Bennett, Sr. in Greenville, Texas.

Captain Bennett proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 23 years before retiring on February 1, 1989. During his military time, he served meritoriously in the Vietnam War having earned several medals and commendations for his actions during military operations. Previous to this he attended East Texas State University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and sociology.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mable Lynn Bennett-Tisdale, and father, Fred Earl Bennett, Sr. Fred is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lourdes Aviso Bennett; sons, Patrick Michael Bennett and Robert Steven Bennett; daughters-in-law, Jessica Lynne Bennett and Angela M. Bennett; and grandchildren, Amy Lynn Bennett, Sophia Ann Bennett, Jack Wesley Foley, Jason Alexander Foley, Kaitlynne Irene Fairfax, and Ryder Paul Bennett.

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020
7:00 PM

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2020
1:00 PM

Father James Kotara will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in Fort Sam National Cemetery.

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San Antonio, TX 78212
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