Robert Lee Bennett


Robert Lee Bennett was born September 13, 1951, in Valdosta, GA, to the late Robert Murphy and Irene Butler.

He was a man that was outspoken and said just what he wanted you to know. He didn't hesitate letting you know his opinion or how he felt about something. Robert was true to himself and lived his life to the fullest.

On Tuesday, March 5, Robert was granted eternal rest from his labor. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his son: Robert L. Bennett, Jr.; one brother: Gregory Butler; and his grandparents: Otis Bennett and Bessie Bennett Roberts.

Left to celebrate his life and to cherish precious memories are his mother: Irene Butler of Beacon, NY; his daughter: Sophia Jones (Evan) of Dallas, GA; his son: Anthony Owens (Jennifer) of Hahira, GA; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four sisters: Virgina Butler of Bronx, NY, Sharon Villanuvea (Paul) of Leeville, LA, Samantha McCants (John), and Sandra Butler (Tony) of Beacon, NY; three brothers: Wayne Butler of Bronx, NY, Sidney Butler of Beacon, NY, and Dennis Butler of Gainesville, FL; two aunts: Martha Harris of Maroneck, NY and Robinell Turner of Yonkers, NY; his best friend: Lewis "Sugg" Martin; special cousins who were like his sisters and brothers: John Roberts of Cleveland, OH, Mary Lopez and Bobbie Moody of Valdosta, GA, and Jimmie Harris (Minnie) of Atlanta, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

The Celebration of Life for the late Mr. Robert Lee Bennett will be today, 1:00 p.m. at the Godfrey Funeral Home Chapel.

Bishop Johnnie Quarterman will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at Personal and professional services provided by Godfrey Funeral Home, LLC.
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