- December 16, 1941 - January 31, 2013
- Cabot, Arkansas
of Kenneth's Passing
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“I worked with/for Ken during construction of WB and ISES power plants. He was always energetic, knowageable, and a great leader! It was always great...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Roberts - Greenbrier, AR
“Lanelle, Charlotte; family members, I am so sorry to read of Kenneth's death. He was a very nice & close friends to many. You all will be in my...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Cecily Coffelt Bullard - AR
“I remember the first time I met you, you were at the lodge with my dad (Doyen Kelley) many many years ago! I always enjoyed coming to the lodge and...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Tomboli - Marshall, TX
“Cobb was a great college friend and best man at our wedding. We have a lot of fond memories of those college years, parties, and U of A football...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Max and Linda Cooper - AR
“Gary and Mark, I am so saddened to hear of the death of your dad. It came as quite a shock to me after losing Pat so recently. They were both so...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Helen Worthy - Sherwood, AR
“Gary & Family,
My prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. Having lost my dad, I can truthfully tell you that this...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Gale Davis - Little Rock, AR
“Gary & Mark, my sincerest condolences to you and all the family. Regret not being able to be there, but you and your Dad will be in my thoughts and...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Ware - Morgan City, LA
“Gary and family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
8 of 15 | Posted by: Becky Hunt
“So sorry to hear you are gone from us, Kenneth but know you are with Pat now.
9 of 15 | Posted by: Gloria Pressnall - North Platte, NE
“Sorry that I did not know about Kenneths death until it was too late for me to make arrangements to get to N Little Rock for the services.
May God...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Ethel Bennett Fitchpatrick - TN
“I was so pleased that Kenneth attended my mother's (Hallie Jean Cates Boyette) graveside service at the Carlisle Cemetery in October of last year ...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Meredith Boyette Coffey - Edmond, OK
“Mr. & Mrs. Bennett lived across the street from my family in Pine Bluff back in the late 60's to mid 70's. My parents thought highly of Mr. & Mrs....Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Doug Treanor - Oxford, MS
“The officers and members of Sylvan Hills Masonic Lodge #754 express our sincere sympathy to the Bennett family at this time.
13 of 15 | Posted by: T.J. Henwood, Secretary - AR
“Gary, Mark and all the family: we will so miss you dad at the lake. His exciting camper parking efforts, yummy fish fry dinners, sailing and house...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Terri Ware and Justin Glowe - TX
“KEN WAS A GREAT MEN, AND TRUE FRIEND. HE WAS ALWAYS LOOKING AFTER FAMILY, AND HIS FELLOW MEN. HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM. MARK AND GARY...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: JOHN GILBERT - NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR
Kenneth "Cobb" Boyette Bennett of Cabot passed away at the age of 71 on January 31, 2013. He was born on December 16, 1941 to the late and Donald K. and Lorene Boyette Bennett and was a native of Carlisle. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years Patricia Lape Bennett. He was a 1959 graduate of Carlisle High School, attended Ouachita Baptist University and was a 1965 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a BS in Civil Engineering. He worked for 32 years for Arkansas Power & Light and Entergy in a variety of engineering and construction management positions. Two professional achievements he was most proud of during his career were serving as project manager during construction of the White Bluff and Independence power plants. After retirement, he managed two small family farms and enjoyed traveling, sailing, golfing and hunting.
He was a 32nd degree mason and active in Moose International where he served as Governor of Lodge # 942 in Sherwood and was awarded his Pilgrim Degree of Merit in 2007. He served as president of the Arkansas Moose Association. He also chaired the committee that spearheaded the legalization of charitable bingo in Arkansas in 2005.
He is survived by his son Gary and wife Terri of Little Rock, son Mark and wife Kathy of Carlisle; his sister Lanelle Bennett of New Orleans; two grandchildren Graham and Reid; one step-grandchild Anna, one great step-grandchild Hayden.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday February 5th at 2 pm with the Rev. Canon Stephen Kidd presiding and the family will receive friends on Monday February 4th from 6 to 8 pm at North Little Rock Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to either The First Tee of Central Arkansas or Ducks Unlimited. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home a Smith Family Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com.