Richard Bennett, 69, of Lake Oswego, Oregon and formerly of Kewanee died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at this home. Richard was born July 7, 1944 in Kewanee the son of Gordon and Ellen (Dixon) Bennett.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Richard worked in the insurance industry in Oregon. He is survived by a sister Patricia and was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside funeral services will be at 1:30 P.M. Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. Rev. Paul Copeland of the First United Methodist Church of Kewanee will officiate. Military honors will be accorded by the Kewanee Veterans Council. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church of Kewanee. The Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Ho, Kewanee, Il. is in charge of arrangements.