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Gordon Bennett


Gordon Ora Bennett, 45, Greensburg, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019, at his residence.

Born, May 8, 1973, in Shelby County, Indiana, he was the son of Charles and Vivian (Hill) Bennett.

Gordon graduated in 1991 from Greensburg Community High School. He worked for Smith Implements in Greensburg and was a fireman with the Westport Volunteer Fire Department. Gordon enjoyed working with stained glass, car shows, and motorcycles.

He was married to Melody Ann Linville on Sept. 5, 2015, and she survives.

He is also survived by three children, Zac Bennett of Westport, Steve (Alli) Bennett of Westport, and Samantha Bennett of Milford; three stepchildren, Amanda (Clay) Brancamp Cooke of Terre Haute, Craig (Lora) Brancamp of Westport, and Ben (Karen) Brancamp of Greensburg; four brothers, Terry Stoops of Kentucky, Kenny Stoops of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Jerry (Mary) Bennett of Shelbyville, and Danny (Cindy) Bennett of Rushville; three sisters, Cindy (Jody) Mcneece of Utah, Ruth Ann (Jim) Landwerlen of Shelbyville, and Shirley Higginbotham of Shelbyville; 11 grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ricky Stoops and Melvin Bennett.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the funeral home with Pastor Matt Metz officiating.

Interment will be held in the South Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Westport Volunteer Fire Department, the Bartholomew County Humane Society, or the Hospice of Decatur County.

Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.com.