He is survived by his sons, Eric (Barbara) Bennett of St. Petersburg, FL and Jack (Danyell) Bennett of Largo, FL; 4 grandchildren, Taylor, Payton, Evan and Faith; his mother, Patricia Croze of Lansing; sister, Gayle (David) Schuiling of Lansing; and nephew, Trevor (Michelle) Leasure. He was preceded in death by his father Gordon Bennett and his stepfather Spencer Croze.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.