Robert Bennett

Visitation

Second Baptist Church 110 Rev. Dr. Isaac S. Cole Plaza, Atlantic City NJ US 08401 Saturday, May 29, 2010, 09:00 am - 11:00 am

Services

Second Baptist Church 110 Rev. Dr. Isaac S. Cole Plaza, Atlantic City NJ US 08401 Saturday, May 29, 2010, 11:00 am

Cemetery

Laurel Memorial Park Egg Harbor Township NJ US 08234 Saturday, May 29, 2010

Obituary of Robert Terry Bennett

Robert Terry Bennett was born to Albert and Evelyn Bennett on September 21, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pennsvylania. He was the oldest of three sons and he was a protective brother. Bob was educated in the Philadelphia Public School system and graduated from Overbrook High School. He attended Vine Memorial Baptist Church at an early age where he accepted Christ as his personal Savior. As a young man, he loved to play sports. He was also a Boy Scout. He enjoyed listening to jazz and soul music especially James Brown, watching football games, and reading. Bob furthered his education at Temple University and also attended cosmetology school. In the early 1960s, he worked at Martin Industries where he made custom furniture for more than 10 years. He also worked for the Philadelphia Housing Authority as a carpenter. When he moved to Atlantic City, he began working for Resorts International Hotel & Casino where he was a maintenance supervisor for 20 years until he retired. Bob met and married his childhood sweetheart, Sylvia Trotman, in April of 1961. He leaves to mourn: his wife Sylvia Bennett; five children, Sonya Bennett, Kevin Bennett and his wife Delores, Wanda Bennett, Terrance Bennett and his wife Deborah, Ladeania Bennett; two brothers, William "Billy" Bennett and his wife, Renee, and Albert "Sandy" Bennett and his wife Barbara; seven grandchildren, Sylvia, Khalif, Kevin, Walter, Chardaye, Seabrook, and Selita; four great grandchildren, Tymir, Khalif, Christian and Gianna; one aunt, Ellenor Johnson of Washington, DC, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Bob was loved by everyone that he encountered.
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