Edgar Franklin Bennington

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Edgar Franklin Bennington, 94, Greencastle, formerly of Roachdale, passed away at Hendricks Regional Health Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.

He was born on Dec. 1, 1915 in North Salem to William and Nancy Runyan Bennington. He was raised by his stepmother Arminta Walker Bennington from the age of three.

He was a machinist for Allison's in Indianapolis before his retirement. He was a member of the Roachdale Masonic Lodge and served in the U.S. Air Force.

He married Helen Bales on July 20, 1940 in Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on Aug. 20, 2004.

Survivors include children Gary Bennington and wife Lois of Cloverdale, Karen Cox of Greencastle, Everett Bennington and spouse of New Albany and Dale Bennington and fiancée Alice Hacker of Cloverdale; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Servies & Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Masonic Memorial Services will be held at 4:45 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be at Roachdale Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted.

Online condolence may be made at www.serviesmorgan.com