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Leo Bennett

Leo Weldon Bennett

Sunday, September 9th, 1934 - Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
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Obituary

Leo Weldon Bennett, 85, of May, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in May, Texas.

Graveside service will be held Thursday, August 27, at 10:00 AM at Cottonwood Cemetery in Callahan County, Texas. The family will have a time of visitation on Wednesday, August 26 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Higginbotham Funeral Home in Cross Plains, Texas.

Weldon was born on September 19, 1934 Levi and Eula Bennett in Cottonwood, Texas. The fourth of seven children. He was married to Margaret Beth Gill on July 4, 1958 and they had four children. They were married for 47 years, when she passed away on December 1, 2005. On February 3, 2012, he married Linda Havins, blending tow families into on loving unit.

Weldon was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, his daughter, Gayna Ann, his parent, his brothers, Eugene, Dee and Jerry and his sisters, Laverne and Glenda.

Weldon is survived by his wife, Linda, his brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Frances Bennett of Santa Anna; sister-in-law, Sherri Raynor of Sterling City; brother-in-law and wife, Doyle and Donna Sims of Burleson; his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Nancy Bennett of Lubbock; daughters, Shelly Peterson and Angie Segura of Fort Worth, daughter Debbie Barber of Brownwood; son Tim Barber of Giddings, son Mike Barber of Lubbock, 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    309 Northeast 4th Street
    CROSS PLAINS, TX 76443
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 27th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, August 27th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Cottonwood Cemetery
    Address
    County Road 429
    CROSS PLAINS, TX 76443
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  • Interment

    Location
    Cottonwood Cemetery
    Address
    County Road 429
    CROSS PLAINS, TX 76443
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Randy Tate and Family

Posted at 04:20pm
Weldon was such a good man. I can honestly say not one who I know has ever had a bad thing to say about him. I know he will be missed.
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The Daryl and Brooke Weldon Family and Grandma

Posted at 01:32pm
We love you and wish we could be there with you. Just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you always!
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LaNelle Morgan

Posted at 10:21pm
Linda so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and family. God bless you and give you comfort.
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The Tates

Posted at 05:04pm
Our deepest condolences. Weldon was such a good man, husband, father, brother-in-law, and uncle. We are sorry we cannot all be there. The Tates
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