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William Franklin Bennett Jr.

October 27, 1928 - October 8, 2011
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William Franklin Bennett Jr. was born October 27, 1928 in Oklahoma. Before meeting and marrying his wife Katherine (Pallo), Bill served 21 years in the US Army where he acquired many awards, medals and ribbons for his selfless sacrifices while serving our great country. Bill and Katherine lived numerous years in Petaluma, CA, where they raised a large family. When it came time to retire, Bill and Katherine moved to Hidden Valley Lake, CA. Not one for sitting still for very long, Bill became a familiar face at his local Walmart store as a door greeter where he spent many days greeting customers with a smile for eleven years. Bill leaves...
William Franklin Bennett Jr. was born October 27, 1928 in Oklahoma. Before meeting and marrying his wife Katherine (Pallo), Bill served 21 years in the US Army where he acquired many awards, medals and ribbons for his selfless sacrifices while serving our great country. Bill and Katherine lived numerous years in Petaluma, CA, where they raised a large family. When it came time to retire, Bill and Katherine moved to Hidden Valley Lake, CA. Not one for sitting still for very long, Bill became a familiar face at his local Walmart store as a door greeter where he spent many days greeting customers with a smile for eleven years.

Bill leaves behind his loving wife Katherine, 7 children, 10 stepchildren, 44 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Among those who will miss him dearly are his children: William Bennett IV (Mary) of Shawnee, OK, Alan Bennett of Ponca City, OK, Charles Bennett of Fauke, AK, Danny Bennett of St. Louis, OK, Shirley Henderson of Tecumseh, OK, Kathryn Bennett of Maud, OK, Elaine Brock of Tecumseh, Ok; and his stepchildren: Richard Cline (Lela) of Cotati, CA, Linda Birdwell (Cody) of Crescent City, CA, Cindy Farr of HVL, CA, Rose Cline of Santa Rosa, CA, Marian Cline of Clearlake, CA, Mitchell Cline of Tennessee, David Cline (Kathy)of Petaluma, CA, Johnny Cline of Sacramento, CA, Jim Cline of Windsor, CA and Brenda Moore of Crescent City, CA. His presence will be greatly missed by all his family members.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents: Alva Clark and William Bennett Sr., and many siblings.



Arrangements under the direction of Jones & Lewis Funeral Home, Lower Lake, CA.

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"I miss seeing u sitting at the window when we drive up.. But I know ur in good hands.. Some day we will see u again.. Love and miss u so much !!" Cindy Cline (Hidden valley lake, CA)

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