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Leon Bennett

December 1, 1927 July 26, 2019
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“Some lives go on forever in the hearts and lives they touch.”

Vernon Leon Bennett was born on December 04, 1927 to Walter and Blanche Bennett in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. He was the third of four children born to that union. He graduated from Hickory Hill Jr/Sr High School in Arkansas. He relocated to Denver, CO in 1971. After the death of his wife, he married Alberta Stevenson on August 28, 1998. He worked for Coors Brewery, retiring after 20 plus years. He started L and B Escort and Patrol. He loved motorcycles and cars. And, had many of both. He had a tremendous sweet tooth. His favorite was ice cream, which he had almost every day.

He passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 26, 2019. He was preceded in death by both his parents. Also, preceding him in death were his stepfather, Percy Dean, Sr.; his son, Freddie Morris Bennett; his stepson, James Lee Banks, Jr.; four brothers, David, Thurman, Odis and Jean; six sisters, Martha, Velma, Hazel, Belve, Flora and Sibree.

Those remaining to cherish his love and memory are his loving wife, Alberta of Denver, CO; five daughters, Mary (Eddie) Maxine Jones and Linda Bennett-Stubbs of Conway, AR., Sharon Geneasse Bennett and Jacqueline (Mark) Andringa of Denver, CO. and, Loria Ann Bennett of Highlands Ranch, CO.; two sons, Michael Dean Bennett of Denver, CO and Derrick (Angela) Huhman of Deer Trail, CO.; two brothers, Percy (Ivoe) Dean, Jr of Tulsa, OK and William (Maria) Dean of Denver, CO,; his step-daughter, Sharrel Steen-Banks of Austin, TX and stepson, Edward Lee Stevenson of Denver, CO.; 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren as well as a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.


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Denver, CO 80205

Caldwell-Kirk Funeral & Cremation Services
2101 N. Marion Street Denver 80205 CO
United States
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