James Clinton "Jim" Bennett, 72, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
He was born Nov. 9, 1939, at Hall, a son of the late Silas W. and Nora Gregory Bennett.
On July 3, 1959, he married Joan Haddix, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Sis Bennett of Buckhannon and Gail Bennett of Fairmont; three sons, Clint and wife, Connie, Rex and Charlie Bennett, all of Buckhannon; four grandsons, Gerren and wife, Megan, of Martinsburg, Justin of South Carolina, Derrick and wife, Becky, and Travis, all of Buckhannon; three granddaughters, Brenda Gail of South Carolina, Brittany and Brandy of Hodgesville; two brothers, Wayne and wife, Gay, and Bryan and wife, Karen, all of Buckhannon, one sister-in-law, Rosie Bennett of Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Mike and wife, Kelli Dean, of Buckhannon.
Mr. Bennett was a retired coal miner for King Knob Coal Co. He was a member of the Way of Holiness Church. He enjoyed hunting, farming, animals and spending time with the family and friends.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Theresa "Terri" Poling for taking the very best care of him.
Friends will be received Sunday, Aug. 26, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Poling St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Murrell officiating. Burial will follow in Bennett Cemetery at Kesling Mill.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.