ROCKINGHAM — Billy Alfred Bennett, 75, of Rockingham, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at his home.
He was born Jan. 18, 1948, in Gypsy, Pennsylvania, son of the late Alfred Reed Bennett and Irene Deese Bennett.
Mr. Bennett worked in textiles and attended Faith Free Will Baptist Church, Rockingham. He was a simple man, enjoying fishing, watching NASCAR and was a lover of country and bluegrass music.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Carolyn Morgan.
Mr. Bennett is survived by his wife of 53 years, Brenda Stokes Bennett, of the home; son, Chris Bennett of Rockingham; daughter, Debbie Bryant (Bob) of Hamlet; granddaughter, Madison Kelly; and sister, Sharon Oxendine of Rockingham.
Graveside services will be held Monday, April 3, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Richmond County Memorial Park with the Rev. Jonathan Osborne officiating. Burial will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 N. U.S. Highway 1, Rockingham, NC 28379.
Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Bennett family.
Online condolences may be made at harringtonfuneralhome.com.