Harvey Dale Bennett, 63, of Cowden passed away at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday (August 18, 2010) in Cowden.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden with Rev. Tim Boyd officiating. Flag presentation will be by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday. Cremation rites will follow the service.

He was born July 12, 1947 in Cowden the son of Thomas Myron and Ada May (Horath) Bennett. He married Nancy Beck and she preceded him in death.

He served in the US Army and had three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a member of the VFW in Shelbyville and Brownstown. He went to school in Cowden and was a well known and active member of his community.

Surviving are children, Lien Bennett, Ralph David Bennett, Lester Lee Bennett, Michael Aaron Bennett (Jamie), Andrew Wilson Bennett (Vickie) and Vera Bennett; grandchildren, Joseph Bennett, Alonzo Black, Emma Bennett Stephen Bennett, Kendra Bennett, Hannah Bennett, Adam Carrell and Jerri Marie Davis; brothers, Thomas C. Bennett, Myron O. Bennett, Ernest P. Bennett, Kenneth H. Bennett and Henry F. Bennett.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and brother, Homer Horath.