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Harold M. ‘Red’ Bennett Sr.

Harold M. “Red” Bennett Sr., 89, of Montgomery, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Watsontown Health and Rehab Center.

Born June 1, 1930, in Montgomery, he was a son of the late Charles S. and Ella A. (Hill) Bennett. His wife of 56 years, the former Rhena I. Grimm, preceded him in death on June 8, 2008.

Red attended the Montgomery area schools and retired from the former Anton Waldman’s, Hughesville. He was an outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed hunting, fishing and above all, spending time with his family.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna J. Bennett, and Linda K. (Terry) Strouse, both of Montgomery; a brother, Marlon L. “Inker” (Ruth) Bennett, of Montgomery; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, Red was preceded in death by a son, Harold M. “Chuck” Bennett Jr., one sister and four brothers.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Pastor Doug W. Mellott officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Lutheran “Brick” Church Cemetery, Montgomery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.