Gary Haas Bennett was born on August 1, 1960 in Salem, Missouri to Edward and Opal (Haas) Bennett and passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the age of 60 years.
Gary graduated from Salem High School in 1978 and continued his education graduating from Missouri State University (SMSU) and later obtaining his MBA.
Gary’s family was the love of his life. He enjoyed being outdoors tending his yard or garden or relaxing in his swimming pool.
He loved collecting model trains, tweaking barbeque recipes, spending time with family and friends, woodworking and photography.
Gary loved the Lord and was an active member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church.
He worked in marketing at Royal Oaks Hospital in Windsor, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Beth (Burrows) Bennett; children, Aaron (Sarah) Bennett and Samantha Bennett, all of Springfield, Missouri; grandchildren, Allison, Link, and Chloe; brother, Bill (Liz) Bennett of Steelville, Missouri; sister, Joyce Bennett Jones of Salem, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home in Springfield, Missouri.
Interment followed at the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Springfield, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home in Springfield, Missouri.