Joseph "Joe" Young BennettOctober 30, 1944 ~ March 4, 2017 (age 72)
Joseph Young "Joe" Bennett, 72, of Rutherfordton died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Hospice House of Forest City.
Born October 30, 1944 in Yancey County, North Carolina he was the son of the late Colonel Barlow "C.B." Bennett and Mary Young Bennett.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Sharon Hawley Bennett; two sons, Todd Young Bennett and wife, Wendy, Joseph Russell Bennett and wife, Amanda, all of Forest City, NC; a daughter, Andrea Sue Bennett of Spindale, NC; two brothers, John W. "Buddy" Bennett and James S. "Jim" Bennett, both of Forest City, NC; six granddaughters, Hannah Bennett Beam and husband, Will, Victoria Ellese Bennett, Olivia Grace Bennett, Heather Renee Bennett, Jenna Kay Bennett, and Harper Ann Bennett; one great-grandson, Blake Brewer.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon, March 9, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Forest City with the Reverend Dr. Phillip W. Dunford officiating. Interment will follow in the Cool Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2:30 until 4:15 pm at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request that memorial contributions be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Forest City, P.O. Box 181, Forest City, NC 28043. or Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com.
This obituary is a courtesy of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.