Life Story / Obituary
Brad Ryan Bennett, aged 44, passed away unexpectedly on Friday October 7, 2016. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Bernard Bennett and Allen Weston. Brad is survived by his soulmate and loving wife of 18 years, Shari; the two daughters he adored, Emma Lynn and Bristol Rae; parents, Gary & Pamela Bennett; siblings, Adam & Shellie Bennett, Megan & Peter Stoeckel, Cory Bennett, Marrisa Bennett (Matt Hodges), Drew & Angela Bennett, E. Chase Bennett, and Taylor Bennett; and grandmothers, Anna Lohman and Constance Weston. Also surviving are his mother-in-law, Sharon Gale; sisters-in-law, JoAnn & Scott Gladding, Mary Hickox and Joy Gale (Douglas Dotts); many Aunts and Uncles; numerous nieces and nephews; and the amazing “Greenville” and “Saranac” friends. Brad was a devoted husband, father, employee and outdoorsman. He is best known as being humble and selfless but most of all, he just simply adored his 3 girls. He was generous, hard-working, dedicated, and genuinely cared about everything and everyone he touched. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday October 15, 2016 at Orchard Hill Church, 1465 3 Mile Rd. NW. Friends and relatives are invited to visit after the service with refreshments. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to his children’s education fund c/o Meijer Credit Union. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to archive a memory, photo, or sign the guestbook online.