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Walter Terrance "Terry" Bennett

April 5, 1921 September 28, 2013
Walter Terrance "Terry" Bennett
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Obituary for Walter Terrance "Terry" Bennett

Walter Terrance �Terry� Bennett, a resident of Commerce Township and former resident of Redford Township, died on September 28, 2013 at the age of 92.
He was born on April 5, 1921 in Eastman, England, the son of William Albert Bennett and Mae Mary Ann Easton Bennett who moved to the United States when he was young. After graduation from Cass Tech High School, he was drafted into service with the U.S. Army, gaining U.S. citizenship. He served four years in the European Theatre. Terry returned from war and made his career with Suburban Motor Freight, where he was Vice President Terminal Manager of Sales. After thirty years with Suburban he worked with Canadian Steamship Lines for a couple years before retiring in sixty-six. In retirement he made his home in Commerce Township where he enjoyed his gardens and his poodle, Bobo. He also enjoyed fishing, bowling, a good game of horseshoes and travel. His integrity and his character will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by wives, Lillian May Bennett and Bettyemae Bennett. He is survived by sons, Weston (Lynne) Bennett and Craig (Diana) Bennett; step-daughter, Janice (Dr. Arnold) Tracht; step-son, Dr. Marshall (Suzanne) Solomon; grandchildren, Ryan (Debbie) Tracht, Sari Tracht, Julie (the late Ben) Konstantin, Gregory Bennett, Russell (Marsha) Bennett, Steven (Meg) Bennett; great grandchildren, Emily, Noah, and Jessica Tracht, Samantha Konstantin, Cole, Easton, Edward, and Emi Bennett.


A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Thursday, October 3, at 12 Noon. Friends may visit from 10AM until the time of service. A luncheon will follow. Graveside Services and Military Honors will be held at Glen Eden Cemetery in Livonia on Thursday at 3PM. Memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimer�s Association. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.

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