James Rex Bennett

Jim went home to be with his Lord on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. He was born in Elmhurst, Ill. on June 2, 1940. He lived his first 35 years in Wheaton and Winfield, Ill. He moved his family to Greenbank on Whidbey Island in 1975. He worked in the Building Department in Island County and later for the City of Mukilteo where he retired.

Jim leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Kathy, his children Kris Kelly, Cindy Huffer, Katy Bennett and Jimmy Bennett; granddaughters Lexy Bennett, Emily Huffer, Kelly Huffer, Riley Bennett-Teichroew, Emma Bennett and Jenna Bennett. He was much loved by his family and numerous friends.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 4 at the Whidbey Evangelical Free Church of Greenbank followed by luncheon reception for family, friends and neighbors at the Bennetts Greenbank home on Day Road.

More in Obituaries

James A. Hartley: June 30, 1932 – Sept. 10, 2018

James A. Hartley passed away Sept. 10 at his home on Whidbey… Continue reading

Marcia Bergquist: 1949 – 2017

A memorial is planned for Sunday, Sept. 23, from 1-3 p.m. at… Continue reading

Donald Keith (Babe) Alexander: June 11, 1931 – Sept. 4, 2018

Born in Plainview, Neb., on June 11, 1931, Donald Alexander passed away… Continue reading

Gerard Fritz Schreuder: April 4, 1937 – Sept. 4th, 2018

On Sept. 4, 2018, our beloved husband, dad and Opapa, Gerard Fritz… Continue reading

Clifton A. Melling: Nov. 18, 1930 – Aug. 4, 2018

Clifton Alan Melling, age 87, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4 at… Continue reading

Sidney (Sid) Iverson: July 31, 1933 – Aug. 18, 2018

Sidney Iverson, 85, of Seattle, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by… Continue reading

Gerald John Maxwell: Dec. 14, 1931 – Aug. 4, 2018

Gerald John Maxwell, 86, passed away on Aug. 4, 2018 after a… Continue reading

Ivan Little Jr.: Oct. 20, 1932 – Aug. 12, 2018

Ivan, scion of one of Whidbey Island’s oldest pioneering families, bravely passed… Continue reading

Carl R. “Dick” Eisenbrey: March 1, 1926 – July 8, 2018

Carl R. “Dick” Eisenbrey died on July 8, 2018, in Coupeville. He… Continue reading

Most Read