Born on Sept. 17, 1938, in Charleston, Ill., he was the son of the late Ray “Bud” and Mabel (Huddleston) Bennett. On Oct. 22, 1966 he married Vyllis “Vy” J. Stilwell, she survives.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Lyle retired from Small Parts in Logansport and he enjoyed taking care of his yard.
Survivors include his wife: Vy Bennet, Lucerne; children: Patricia Ann Mills, Charleston, Ill.; Rob (Candyce Hartley) Bennett, Grass Creek; Jimmie Bennett, Bicknell; Russell Bennett, Ill.; Steven Bennet, Ill.; Peggy Sue Bennett, Ill.; Lea Lisa Bennett, Ill.; brother: Terry Bennett, Charleston, Ill.; and sister: Marietta “Hank” Tipsword, Atlanta, Ga. He is also survived by numerous children and great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by daughter: Anna Lisa Bennett and several brothers and sisters.
Per Lyle’s request there will be no visitation or services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.