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Kenneth Bennett

Kenneth Bennett, age 77, Erwin, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Center on Aging and Health. He was a native of Erwin and a son of the late Willie and Ethel Tolley Bennett.

Kenneth worked several jobs throughout his lifetime including the Clinchfield Railroad. He was an avid University of Tennessee Football Fan. After Kenneth’s confession of faith, he was incredibly happy with his salvation, and he enjoyed lifting the Lord up to others. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, one brother, James Bennett; two sisters: Irene Robinson, Peggy Bennett Wright; one nephew, Ricky Bennett.

Kenneth leaves behind to cherish his memory, four sisters: Robbie Tipton, Catherine Arenas and husband, Gilbert, Phyllis Masters and husband, Craig, and Priscilla Saylor. A special nephew, Denny Bennett along with several other nieces and nephews also survive.

Kenneth’s family will receive friends Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 PM at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home. Reverend Kevin Laws and Reverend Roger Laws will officiate the 1:00 PM funeral service. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Bennett family at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Bennett family. (423) 743-1380.