Douglas M. Bennett


Douglas M. Bennett, 61, of Greensburg, passed away May 16, 2015, at 24th and Georgetown in Speedway, Indiana.

Doug was born February 15, 1954, in Greensburg, Indiana, the son of Lyman and Erma (Beagle) Bennett. He was a 1972 graduate of South Decatur High School. On May 25, 1985, he married Christina Marie Brown.

Doug was a lifelong farmer in Decatur County and also worked for 25 years at NTN-BCA and Honda Manufacturing until he retired in 2015. His family was the center of his life. With them he enjoyed sporting events, camping, antique tractors and the Indy 500. Doug was also a member of Burney Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Christina Bennett; daughters, Heather Lynn (Andrew) Morrison, Amy Marie Moon-Haley, Joyce Elizabeth (Danny) Sebastian, Stacey Dawn (Christopher) Sundal and Vicci Lynn Moon; a brother, David (Diana) Bennett; grandchildren, Ethan Sebastian, Cole Sebastian, Cameron Haley, Garrett Sebastian, Brayley Sundal, Natalie Israel, RieAnna Haley and Kennedy Sundal; and buddies,  Chopper and Ringo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home in Greensburg with the Rev. Scott Sharp officiating. Visitation for family and friends will follow from 4:00 until 7:00 pm. Burial will be at Hebron Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to ALS.

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