Canton – Donald Lee Bennett, 70, of Canton, passed away at 12:50 PM on September 24, 2016 at Heartland Health Care in Canton. He was born on January 21, 1946 in Canton to William Leroy and Mary Jane (Wolf) Bennett.
Preceding him in death were his parents, and step-father that raised him, Sammy Glass.
Surviving are seven children, Michael Bennett of Canton, Dawn Morris of Canton, Angelina Bennett of AR, Josette Bennett of MO, Donna Bennett of N.C., Donald Lee Bennett Jr. of OK, and Rachel Marie Bennett of OK; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Jeanette (Todd) Brinkley of Canton; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews; and girlfriend of nine years, Donnette Macala.
Don started working for TBMW Railroad, and then worked for Hitchcocks Scrap Yard, after that he worked for McCoy’s Roofing for many years. Before getting sick, he helped his friend Jack Russell at Russells Auto Body. Don attended the Salvation Army in Canton. Don was a coon hunter, trapper, and really loved fishing and the outdoors. He was a scrapper for many years until the good Lord took him home. Don was loved by his cat, Baby, and his dogs, Princess and Angel.
Services will be at 11 AM on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1995 N. Main St., Canton, IL, where a visitation will be from 10-11 AM. Tony Long will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorials can be made to funeral expenses c/o Wells Fargo. To view Don’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com